SAM 342 UNIT 1
... The practice of sustaining, changing and processing players is a norm in football organizations (Chellandurai, 1999). European clubs such as Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Barcelona have sports academies that nurture young sportsman.
Agents of these organizations identify these players at a younger age, and sign them on behalf of their sports organization. The clubs have a right on these players, and they can admit them to the senior team, or sell them to other clubs.
In basketball, the American NBA teams also identify, and nurture talents. They do this through the draft rules, where NBA teams seek amateur college students to join their teams. They are later trained to become profess...