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La Liga, RFEF allow UD Las Palmas to sign Jonathan Viera replacement

Las Palmas said it has received permission from La Liga and the RFEF to sign a player to replace winger Jonathan Viera.

Published: 22nd February 2018 02:38 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd February 2018 02:38 AM   |  A+A-

Former UD Las Palmas winger Jonathan Viera (Photo | Las Palmas Twitter)

By IANS

LAS PALMAS: UD Las Palmas said it has received permission from La Liga and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) to sign a player to fill the gap left after the transfer of Jonathan Viera to Chinese side Beijing Guoan.

Earlier, Las Palmas president Miguel Angel Ramirez said on Monday -- after announcing Viera's transfer -- that he had consulted La Liga whether the club could seek a replacement and received a negative response, reports Efe.

Also Read: Chinese club Beijing Guoan signs Las Palmas winger Jonathan Viera

But the Canary Island club said on Twitter on Tuesday that both institutions will now allow them to incorporate a new player as long as he meets the relevant FIFA and RFEF requirements, reports Efe.



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