According to information from Talksport, Man City has been banned from playing in Europe for two consecutive seasons by UEFA due to a violation of the fair financial laws for clubs.
According to UEFA, Man City violates the financial fair law for clubs, so the Manchester team will not play in European competitions including the Champions League and the Europa League for two consecutive seasons.
The UEFA statement stated: “The courtroom reviewed all the evidence and found that Man City Club seriously violated UEFA’s Financial Equity Rules and licensed the club by making a false statement. collecting funding so that it can break even in reports sent to UEFA from 2012 to 2016 ”.
“The courtroom will apply disciplinary measures to the Man City Football Club, whereby they will not be able to participate in club competitions for the next two seasons organized by UEFA (for example, : 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons) and must pay a fine of 30 million euros “.
The UEFA decision means that Man City will continue to play in the Champions League this season. Man City will face Real Madrid in the 1/8 round of the Champions League and it is still difficult to find the first championship on the continent’s No. 1 playground. However, even with the champion, Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students will not be able to attend the European playground next season.
Man City was disappointed but not surprised by the UEFA decision. The Etihad Stadium announces that it will appeal the UEFA penalty to the Arbitration Court for Sports as soon as possible.
The home page of the Man City team wrote: “Manchester City was disappointed but not surprised by today’s announcement of the UEFA Courtroom. The club will always find an independent agency to consider the matter in an impartial, comprehensive manner before the evidence to support the current position.
“To put it simply, this is a case initiated by UEFA, prosecuted and evaluated by UEFA. With the petition process, the club will pursue an impartial judgment as soon as possible. Therefore, Man City will start the proceedings with the Sports Arbitration Court as soon as possible. “
In the absence of successful appeal, Pep Guardiola’s team will not be able to attend the European playground until the 2022/23 season.
The findings published by UEFA also said that Man City did not cooperate in the investigation of this incident with the club financial control board of UEFA.