Porto legend Fernando Gomes said FIFA's new regulation of third-party ownership of players will damage Portuguese football.
Last year, FIFA said third-party ownership would be abolished beginning in May of 2015 as football aims to bring an end to a system its critics say is corrupt, though the decision has been challenged in court.
Gomes, among Porto's greatest players and now a member of their board, said such a move to ban TPO would "create increased financial difficulties" for clubs in Portugal,...
UEFA has charged Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola and Porto boss Julen Lopetegui for separate incidents relating to the sides' Champions League quarterfinal second leg.
Bayern boss Guardiola was handed a charge for an "incident of non-sporting nature" after wearing a T-shirt to his pregame news conference with the message "Justicia para Topo," dedicated to Argentine reporter Jorge "Topo" Lopez, who died in a car crash during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Guardiola is accused of breaching UEFA Article...