Chelsea face the threat of a two-year transfer ban following a FIFA investigation into their signing of 19 under-18 foreign players

Mediapart alleges that 14 of those signings were under the age of 18. including former striker Bertrand Traore.

FIFA To Give Chelsea two-year transfer ban after signing of minors 1

In a statement, Chelsea said it had “fully co-operated with Fifa”.

The club also said it had “provided comprehensive evidence demonstrating its compliance with the applicable Fifa regulations”.