“The membership acted in accordance with the related rules and has already notified FIFA of its intention to attraction in opposition to the Disciplinary Committee’s choice and sanction.
“As a matter of procedural equity and equality of therapy, and Swiss legislation, the Membership’s proper to an attraction course of should be afforded, earlier than any irremediable sanction takes impact.
“As far as the Membership is conscious, in all earlier circumstances the place a registration ban has been imposed by FIFA, a call has additionally been made to droop the sanction till the attraction course of has been accomplished.
“On this case, Chelsea considers that it’s being handled inconsistently compared with different European golf equipment.
“We’ll think about our subsequent steps as soon as we’ve acquired the written causes for this choice from FIFA.
“The Membership notes the Attraction Committee’s assertion that it has the precise to attraction to CAS.
“Within the meantime, the Membership will proceed to completely cooperate with the proceedings.”