FAQ: How Much Did Cardiff Pay For Sala?

Did Cardiff pay Nantes for Sala?

Cardiff agreed to pay FC Nantes €17m when they signed him from FC Nantes on 19th January 2019 – the player passed away two days after on the way back from Nantes after wishing his former teammates goodbyes.

How much is Cardiff City FC worth?

EFL Championship

Club Owner (s) Estimated combined net worth
Cardiff City Vincent Tan (51%) $750M
Coventry City Joy Seppala
Derby County Mel Morris $700M
Huddersfield Town Phil Hodgkinson $500M


Who signed Emiliano?

Cardiff City Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Emiliano Sala from FC Nantes, for an undisclosed club record fee, subject to international clearance.

What happened Emiliano Sala?

Argentinian forward Emiliano Sala died last year when a plane he was on crashed in the English Channel. UK investigators have released its final report into what caused the plane to crash. Both he and the plane’s pilot, David Ibbotson, were killed in the crash.

Is Cardiff City in the Premier League?

Their most recent season in the top flight was the 2018–19 Premier League season. Cardiff City F.C.

Full name Cardiff City Football Club
Owner Vincent Tan
Chairman Mehmet Dalman
Manager Mick McCarthy
League Championship
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When was the last time Cardiff won a trophy?

The most recent honour won by the club was the Championship title during the 2012–13 season.

Which footballer died today?

Footballer Peter Whittingham fell and died after ‘play fight’, inquest told.

Was the pilot of Sala’s plane found?

Sala’s body was recovered from the seabed 68 metres down but Ibbotson’s body has not been found. The CAA said it has charged Henderson, who allegedly arranged the flight, with two offences under the Air Navigation Order (2016).

What caused Emiliano’s Sala plane crash?

On 21 January 2019, a Piper PA-46 Malibu light aircraft transporting Argentine football player Emiliano Sala crashed in the English Channel off Alderney, Channel Islands. 2019 English Channel Piper PA-46 crash.

Date 21 January 2019
Summary Mid- air breakup, pilot error with a contributory factor of carbon monoxide poisoning


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