Football: The Right of Preference

In this op-ed piece published in Record newspaper, Natacha Soares, BAS’s consultant, explains in detail how the Right of Preference works in football.


1 – What does it mean to hold a preference right over a football player?

Under the law, the pact of preference is the agreement by which someone assumes the obligation to give preference to another, on equal terms, in the sale of a thing. This figure is not provided for in football regulations but its validity is commonly accepted. …

Read the full text on the Record website here.

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