The France international joined Inter Miami on a free transfer in August 2020 after three seasons at Serie A side Juventus and signed as a Targeted Allocation Money player rather than a Designated Professional, which caused some surprise at the time.
“Major League Soccer has begun a formal review of Inter Miami CF’s signing of midfielder Blaise Matuidi, specifically investigating whether the signing of the player complied with Major League Soccer’s salary budget and roster guidelines,” a league statement read.
“MLS will not make further comment until the completion of its investigation.”
The club responded which a statement which read: “Inter Miami CF acknowledges the statement made by Major League Soccer today, and we look forward to fully engaging with the league’s review process. We will have no further comment.”