What They're Saying: Christian Seifert

“In the short term, I would say the transfer market this summer will not exist, it will collapse. Some agents will suddenly understand that they will have to work hard, or at least work; some leagues will understand that money is nothing that is coming automatically every month from heaven.”

-- Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert, on the global $7 billion player transfer market whose collapse would threaten the existence of clubs that depend of player sales to make ends meet. The Bundesliga has plans being put in place for games to return behind closed doors at all 36 stadiums by the beginning of May and the remaining nine games on the schedule completed by the end of June. (New York Times)
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