"We totally support the principle of home-produced players," he has said.
"All countries should get round a table and agree that you should not lose the impact of youth on your club.
"You need to bring them through a system and you need to give them their opportunity because if you don't all the money spent on youth academies is a waste of time.
You must encourage development in your own football club.
"You always feel you get more loyalty from players you produce yourself.
"However, it is also about the fans. Every supporter in the country, from every team, loves to see their own kids coming through the system.
"It is a fact of life and we would benefit the game by doing something about it.