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Manchester City cause transfer mayhem in Australia

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Manchester City are responsible for having caused a major ruckus in Australian football.

The Premier League giants are accused of having used their riches to disrupt the Australian football system which doesn't permit clubs from signing players from each other for a transfer fee.

Man City earlier this month signed 23 year old midfielder Anthony Caceres from Central Coast Mariners, and today loaned the player out to their own sister concern Melbourne City for the rest of the A-League season in what is being seen locally as a move to help the latter win the title.

Melbourne City are currently 3 points shy of league leaders Brisbane Roar, 15 games into the season.

Sydney FC, who are two points and a place above Melbourne City in the table, hit out at the attempt by the clubs to circumvent local rules to steal the title by landing the influential midfielder.

The club's chief executive Tony Pignata tweeted his disgust at the proceedings, saying, "The loaning of Caceres to City is wrong. How can @FFA allow this? There are no transfers between @ALeague clubs yet it seems you can by pass"