UEFA therefore decided to carry out its threats, the very ones that once hung over PSG. Next opponent of Real Madrid in the knockout stages of the Champions League, Manchester City will not be able to align with the next two editions of the C1, according to the verdict made this Friday by the CFCB (Club Financial Control Body), body attached at the parent company of European football and guarantor of respect for the famous financial fair play.
Skyblues dear to Pep Guardiola have been sidelined from all European competitions for the next two seasons (2020-2021 and 2021-2022) – all with a fine of 30 million euros. This to have “ seriously violated “The rules of financial fair play and” overvalued sponsorship income »Over the period 2012-2016. While obstructing the investigation carried out by the supervisory body.
Manchester City, which had already been fined 60 million euros in 2014 and saw its activity on the transfer market severely regulated, did not fail to react to this heavy penalty. In official statement, Citizens express disappointment and use irony to comment on verdict of “af created by UEFA, investigated by UEFA and judged by UEFA “. With the firm intention to appeal: ” This prejudicial process having achieved its goal, the club will endeavor to obtain an impartial judgment as soon as possible and, therefore, will initiate proceedings as soon as possible with the Sports Arbitral Tribunal (CAS) “.
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