The Scottish FA has not granted international clearance for the transfer of Steven Naismith from Rangers to Everton.
Naismith is one of five players who declined to move their contracts from the old to the "newco" Rangers and found other clubs.
It is thought that FIFA will step in and grant temporary clearance for the quintet while it considers a final and definitive ruling on the situation.
A club signing a player requests clearance through its own football association, which then contacts the association representing the country played in by the player being signed, but this scenario is complicated by the "newco" Rangers not yet being members of the Scottish FA.
Hopefully this will all be sorted out and Naisy will pull on the Royal Blue Jersey very soon.