Blatter to fight EU on foreign players

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter has launched a drive to change European law on sport to allow football´s authorities to impose limits on foreign players in teams.

Currently, the EU say that imposing quotas - such as a maximum of five foreigners in a team, as Blatter would like to see - would breach laws on employment and free movement of labour.

Blatter believes that stance should be challenged and said: "Football has never had the courage to go against this practice but it must now. When you have 11 foreigners in a team, this is not good for the development of football."

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