Agent Christophe Henrotay was arrested as a part of an investigation into money laundering and corruption in participant transfers, according to AFP.
A source confirmed which Aleksandar Mitrovic’s 2015 change from Anderlecht to Newcastle for #13m is one of those transfers under analysis.
Brussels prosecutors have confirmed two people were detained, and that many raids happened in London, Belgium and Monaco on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Belgian police cooperated with British counterparts and their Monaco, resulting in the arrest of this representative in Monaco, and prosecutors also verified the agent’s assistant was detained in the Liege area, in Belgium’s Wallonia region.
Brussels prosecutors said when Belgian police uttered the offices of Anderlecht as well as also the Football Association, that the raids are linked to a primary wave of searches in April.
No arrests were made in April and, according to AFP, investigators are focusing on the agent Henrotay, whose clients include Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Belgium national staff winger Yannick Carrasco.
Four of the week’s raids have been with the cooperation of the Metropolitan Police and British traditions and revenue officials, in Monaco, two in Belgium and one in London, according to AFP.
This case is not about the corruption scandal that engulfed Belgian soccer last year, when authorities carried out 57 police raids and around Europe in a research to match-fixing and also fraud.
Before joining Fulham on 15, 24, mitrovic, spent three years and then in 2018, where he signed a new contract in the Championship club and still remains.
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