Why Footballers Keep Running Down Their Contracts

From Mohamed Salah at Liverpool and Kylian Mbappé at PSG, to Antonio Rudiger at Chelsea and Robert Lewandowski at Bayern Munich, there has been a sudden rise in footballers running down their contracts in recent years, especially those playing at the highest level.

Whilst it is a phenomenon that has been observed by many, few have asked why, whether it is likely to continue, and what it could mean for the future of football contracts and transfers.

So in this video, HITC Sevens does just that, taking a comprehensive look at why elite level players have started running down their deals, and why it is one of the most significant developments in soccer in recent years.

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