FIFA investigating West Ham over Haller transfer

FIFA is investigating a claim by Eintracht Frankfurt against West Ham United over the transfer French striker Sebastien Haller, a spokesperson soccer’s world governing body said on .

British media reported Frankfurt had lodged a complaint with FIFA, claiming they had to receive 5.4 million pounds from West Ham as part the deal that brought the 26-year- to the Stadium in 2019.

“We can confirm that we have received a claim from the German club Eintracht Frankfurt against the English club West Ham United.

“The matter is currently still being investigated and consequently we provide any comments,” a FIFA spokesperson said in a statement.

Haller joined West Ham on a five-year deal an undisclosed club fee.

He has scored seven goals in 27 league appearances Hammers, who are 16th in the standings with 30 points, three points clear the relegation zone. (Reuters/NAN)