It may well be that Manchester City got a succesoplevelse of the greater, when they on Thursday evening took an important step in the Premier League-topstriden with victory over Liverpool. But off the field the English team major problems.
They are examined by the european football association, UEFA, for breaching Financial Fair Play rules, which limit clubs ' spending.
Here Manchester City alleged to have cheated with sponsorpenge to keep within the limits. But it may have simultaneously been a breach of the rules.
And ends with the English team to be judged, it can have very big consequences.
namely, It can result in a be excluded from the Champions League. It tells UEFAs chefefterforsker Yves Leterme, in an interview to the belgian Sports and Strategy, which is quoted by international media giants such as English The Telegraph and the Spanish AS,
- If it is true what has been written, there can be a big problem. This can lead to the worst possible punishment: Exclusion from UEFAs tournaments, tells Leterme.
Manchester City was already convicted for a breach of the rules back in 2014, where the club received a fine of well over half a billion dollars.
An exclusion of the Champions League can potentially have even greater economic consequences, as well as make it harder to attract players to the club.