The English Champions Manchester City threatens the exclusion from the Champions League. Background violations of the rules of Financial Fair Play, according to the New York Times.
The financial Supervisory authority of Uefa should have been finished two weeks ago, their investigation of the case. It is expected that the panel makes a recommendation for Manchester City for at least one season of the European club to exclude competitions, wrote the American daily newspaper. If the lock occurs already in the next season or the season 2020/21, it is so far unclear.
The Uefa had initiated in March, the investigations against Man City due to financial irregularities. The allegations against the Club, which came in the framework of the unveiling of the "Football Leaks" to the Public.
Manchester City had welcomed the step of the Uefa in a statement. This opened up the opportunity to end the speculation that had arisen from the publication of out of context cracked E-Mails. Whether one welcomes the investigations of the new English Champions still is doubtful.
billions for success
The Club from Manchester has been managed since 2008 by an investment group from Abu Dhabi. Club owner Sheik Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the brother of the ruler of the United Arab Emirates. Since the Takeover, the sheikhs have pumped huge sums into the former working men's club. Alone for game purchases since then, more than 1.8 billion Swiss francs were issued.
With the oil billions came back at the Citizens of the success. In 2012, they won for the first time in 44 years, the title in the Premier League. Since then, the title of (2014, 2018, and 2019) was followed by three more. The of the owners-awaited international success, however, in the past, it seems, than have to wait on the club the top of the longer to the crown of European club football set up. (red/sda)
Created: 14.05.2019, 07:49 PM