Chelsea confident of having transfer ban overturned

Chelsea were found guilty by Fifa of inducing teenager Gael Kakuta to breach his contract with Lens two years ago, resulting in their transfer ban.

But they are confident the punishment will be reduced or overturned when their appeal is heard by the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport.

"We hope the appeal will be successful but we'll have to wait for the decision of Fifa," said Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti
"All we can think about is the next game. It's important to wait and let the decision be made."

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