Scandal verdict to kick-start transfer merry-go-round

July 15, 2006
By Simon Evans
MILAN, July 15 (Reuters) - The demotion of Juventus, Lazio and Fiorentina to Serie B following a ruling by a sports tribunal looking into match-fixing allegations is certain to prompt a transfer merry-go-round across Europe.

Juventus had eight players involved in this month's World Cup final and few, if any, will be expected to stay with the Turin club and start next season in Serie B.

The imposition of a 30-point penalty on Juventus for next season means they are almost certain ...

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