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FIFA suspend Senegal star Pape Gueye from football as part of probe into midfielder’s transfer from Watford to Marseille

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FIFA have reportedly suspended Marseille midfielder Pape Gueye as a part of their investigation into his transfer to the Ligue 1 membership from Watford in 2020.

 

The suspension signifies that Gueye, who’s presently on the Africa Cup of Nations with Senegal, can not participate in any competitors till additional discover.  

 

The 22-year-old got here off the bench for Senegal’s 1-0 win over Zimbabwe on Monday however was not within the squad for his or her 0-0 draw in opposition to Guinea on Friday.  

 

‘There have been issues between Watford and Marseille on a switch [and] FIFA has suspended him,’ Senegal supervisor Aliou Cisse mentioned. 

 

Gueye joined the Hornets in the summertime of 2020 on a free switch from the French facet Le Havre, however was bought to Marseille simply 17 hours later. 

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Regardless of his extremely quick stint as Watford participant, the Premier League membership had been capable of declare compensation because the Senegal worldwide had signed a pre-contract with them in January 2020. 

 

Gueye reportedly signed a £45,000-a-week take care of Watford in the summertime of the identical yr and was registered as a participant on 1 July 2020. Nonetheless, in line with the Mirror, the participant subsequently claimed he had been badly suggested. 

 

FIFA suspend Senegal star Pape Gueye from football as part of probe into midfielder

 

Lower than a day after he was formally introduced as a Watford participant, Gueye revealed he had agreed to hitch Marseille.

 

‘Very joyful and proud to announce my signature at L’Olympic de Marseille for the following 4 years,’ he wrote on Instagram as caption for an image of him sporting the Ligue 1 giants’ coaching prime.

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