This comes after the late’s footballer agent Willie McKay
claimed the Premier League club abandoned Sala, leaving him to make
travel arrangements after his £15million transfer from Nantes.
The arranged the flight saw the 28-year-old lost his life after the plane crashed in the Channel last month.
McKay told the BBC on Thursday night: ‘He was abandoned in a hotel
more or less to do his travel arrangements himself. Nobody in Cardiff
seemed to be doing anything. It was a bit embarrassing for Cardiff.
‘They buy a player for £15m and then leave him in a hotel by himself
to go on the computer and look for a flight – I think Cardiff let
themselves down badly. The way they’ve acted so far, they’ve been a
Now, French outlet Ouest-France, have leaked messages that show a
Cardiff Player Liaison Officer offering a commercial flight to the
See the Whatsapp messages below.
Player Liaison Officer: [thumbs up emoji]
Emiliano Sala: Thank you very much
PLO: It’s nothing friend
I write Spanish better than I speak it
ES: Ha ha very good
PLO: My girlfriend speaks Spanish. She is a teacher
[shares commercial flight details]
PLO: It is an option perhaps. Cardiff-Paris.
But it’s early.
I have a flight going tomorrow to Nantes and return Monday night to Cardiff.
Willie McKay called me.
PLO: Ok mate. Have you agreed a price with him?
ES: Yes it’s good. We will speak tomorrow before leaving for Nantes.
PLO: Ok that works.
What time do you fly?