It is reported to be about economic compensation totalling several million pounds, and that those who have been exposed to the most serious abuses will be replaced with six-digit amounts.
Bennell has a further 86 people stepped forward and said that they have become victims of abuse. City feel in the moment, to the 40 people who claim compensation. Of these, most are related to Bennell, but several also apply to allegations against a different, now dead, former football coaches suspected of abuse.
Those who have been affected will also receive a personal apology from someone in the club.