https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47213352 This bit below says to me that Cardiff are looking to squirm out of the payment to Nantes. Confirming the Nantes action, Dalman said: "Of course, if we are contractually obliged to pay them then of course we will. We are an honourable club. "But if we are not - and there are some anomalies in that - then surely you would expect me as the chairman and guardian of this club's interests to look into that and hold our position. That is what we are doing.