Premier League considering legal action should FA slash number of non-homegrown players following Brexit
- The two organisations are at odds over how quotas will look after Brexit occurs
- Number of non-homegrown players permitted in a squad could be reduced
- An FA proposal suggests the number in a 25-man squad could drop from 17 to 13
The two organisations are at odds over how quotas will look in the wake of an exit from the European Union.
A Premier League presentation, seen by Sportsmail, shines a light on their strength of feeling.
The Premier League is at odds with the FA over the non-homegrown players quota post Brexit
It discloses that, should no agreement be reached, a legal challenge could be mounted — which would trigger a war within English football.
The FA have drawn up proposals which would see the number of non-homegrown players in each 25-man squad drop from 17 to 13, although they would make it easier for overseas players to gain a visa.
After those plans were rejected at a shareholders’ meeting, the Premier League publicly announced their opposition, stating that they were ‘acting in the interests of British football as a whole’.