FIFA are reportedly set to cap the variety of gamers allowed to depart a membership on mortgage to only eight.
The proposed new measure could be a serious blow to Chelsea – with soccer’s governing physique set to introduce a restrict.
The Blues presently don’t have any fewer than 40 stars away from the membership on short-term offers.
However stories in Germany are actually claiming Fifa are introducing the brand new strict measure in a bid to keep away from golf equipment hoovering up expertise.
The potential new guidelines won’t apply to youth gamers working their approach by the academy, however solely gamers who’re outright bought.
On the brand new guidelines, Fifa president Gianni Infantino stated: “It is very important set up just a few guidelines as a limitation of squad sizes or the variety of gamers out on mortgage.
“Skills beneath the age of 21 who’ve been skilled by their residence membership and have been beneath contract there for an prolonged time period could proceed to be borrowed in limitless numbers to additional their growth by amassing match apply elsewhere.”
Lately, Chelsea have been accused of signing gamers with enormous potential solely to mortgage them out in a bid to forestall rivals snapping them up.
Juventus are one other main European facet to observe that mannequin, with 26 gamers leaving on short-term offers this season.
Fifa are determined to keep away from one other farce like Parma in 2014-15 – when the Serie A membership had 181 gamers be a part of the membership and 205 go away.