La Liga App Completes Transfers In Minutes And Enforces Spending Limits

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As the 2015 soccer summer transfer window neared its end, Manchester United and Real Madrid were engaged in negotiations over the transfer of goalkeeper David De Gea. A deal seemed close to completion, however, the transfer was not registered in time, with a faulty fax machine cited as a cause for the delay.Given soccer is a multi-billion dollar industry in which elite clubs devote significant resources to gain even the tiniest of margins, it seemed odd that the transfer system still relied so heavily on paper and aging technologies.Transfer appBut the digitization of sports is ensuring that all areas are being transformed. Since 2016, Spanish top-flight clubs have used an online web app to conduct their transfer business, submitting photos and documents into a single secure location.La Liga says the Manager application has so far processed 8,000 separate transfers—including 1,800 in the current window. At its peak, the platform has processed 219 transfers in a single day, without error or delay, and transfers can be done within minutes.This reduces the risk of a transaction falling through because clubs have missed a deadline.”Now clubs have more independence as the whole process is digitalized,” explained Martin Martinez, La Liga’s head of corporate applications, websites and plat

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