Premier League rule changes provide massive boost to Chelsea, Manchester United

The evolution of the Premier League has been one of the most exciting things to witness in football. The league has grown so much that other leagues are beginning to adopt some parts of its system and rules. No wonder fans call it the best league in the world, a status it has duly lived up to by providing some of the best and classiest football matches in the world.

A big part of the Premier League’s evolution is rolling out new rules and regulations to make it more competitive. From VAR usage to the profit and sustainability regulations, it’s been an amazing experience for most English teams. Some of them are even set to benefit more from its latest development, which will impact the future transfer plans of some big clubs.

Premier League to undergo massive rule change

In a league as reputable as the Premier League, it is crucial to have a regulation that keeps teams in check to improve competitiveness. Imagine a club as wealthy as Manchester City with no limit on how much revenue or even external funds they can spend on transfers. There will be a monopoly of quality, which will render the league useless in just a few years.

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The Premier League Profit and Sustainability regulations are there to limit how much a club can spend on transfers from its revenue. This ensures fair competition and continuity of quality in the league. Clubs like Manchester City and Everton have faced allegations of breaching the rules in the past few years. Manchester City faces up to 115 different charges, which could see them suffer a harsh punishment ranging from relegation to stripping away some of their league titles.

However, the Premier League has decided to go a little softer on the rules. It will undergo a massive rule change to provide a more lenient approach to the rising issue of financial fair play in the competition. Everton was made a scapegoat earlier this season when the Blues were found guilty of breaching the Profit and Sustainability rules, causing them to suffer a 10-point deduction punishment. This was later overturned to a five-point deduction, which improved the club’s standing on the table.

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FFP rule change to boost Chelsea and Manchester United

Chelsea and Manchester United could be the biggest beneficiaries of the new rule that the Premier League could introduce next summer. According to the report, the new Profit and Sustainability rule could allow a club to spend up to 85% of its revenue, which means any club with a significant revenue stream can spend a lot of money on new transfers without the fear of breaching the Premier League’s Profit and Sustainability rules.

Chelsea have been the biggest spenders of any club in the world since Todd Boehly and his consortium took over in the summer of 2022. The Blues have spent over £1 billion on new players but have managed to stay within the regulations, thanks to the kind of money realized from the sales of players such as Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Edouard Mendy, and many more, either to Europe or the Middle East.

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Source: The Independent

Manchester United has also been spending heavily and could be forced to go again this summer. INEOS, headed by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, looks to kickstart its reign as the club’s new co-owners with a positive summer transfer window. With the new FFP rule, things may be easier for all parties involved.


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