Thought it deserved a thread of its own to be honest.
I’m quite in agreement with the main thrust of the proposed solution in this BBC Article
De Preter believes that “the entire transfer system is a complete nonsense”, and advocates abolishing transfer fees entirely - “as soon as possible, to make the business totally clear”.
His alternative model would essentially see every player assigned a release clause, which would be determined by a third party - perhaps a governing body, or a special tribunal. The value would be based on various factors, including age, performances and potential - and everyone would be able to find out what it is.
“If you wanted to leave a club, you would have to give notice, like a normal employee, and then there would be this termination fee,” De Preter explains.
"Then, it is up to the player to choose the club that is most interesting to him. It may be the club that pays him the most, the best sporting option, or maybe he would choose the best quality of life.
“You have just an employee who changes jobs because he wants to go somewhere else.”