Manchester City could be banned from participating in the Champions League next season, if UEFA decides to take action over new leaked emails which appear to demonstrate the club flouting the governing body's Financial Fair Play rules.
The club are already under investigation following the leak of damning emails last November, which appeared to show how the club acquired
And now, the actual paperwork and correspondence the Spiegel stories are based upon. Remarkable. Man City could simply kill this story by saying these are fake. But they're not, so City can't.https://t.co/LYyh4Z2UOb— Nick Harris (@sportingintel) March 2, 2019
Another email, from former City chief operating officer Graham Wallace, explained the club's funding strategy, stating: "
At worst, City could be thrown out of the Champions League for the alleged activity, which could have dramatic ramifications both for their financial future and the club's ability to still attract world class talent. The FA are also investigating the club for an alleged illegal payment involved in the signing of Jadon Sancho back in 2014.
Meanwhile, Chelsea are also sweating over potential consequences of their alleged misdeeds, with the club set to submit their appeal against their two window transfer ban on Monday. The Blues received the FIFA ban after being found guilty of breaching rules relating to the acquisition of players under the age of 18, including Bertrand Traore.
Source : 90min