Benevento have appealed to FIFA, as the proposed Samuel Armenteros move to Utrecht could he blocked by a technicality.
The two clubs had agreed to the loan deal just six months after Armenteros joined Le Streghe, as he made only nine appearances in Serie A.
However, the 27-year-old played 45 minutes with previous club Heracles Almelo in the reserve league before joining Benevento.
This could be considered an official competition, in which case he’d have already played for two clubs in the same season.
Benevento and Utrecht are hoping FIFA will rule that was not a competitive tournament, otherwise he’d have already reached his limit for the campaign.
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