Sky Sports: Five clubs in the Premier League demand Manchester City’s removal from the league
MOSCOW, February 8 – RIA Novosti. Five clubs in the English Premier League (EPL) have called for Manchester City to be removed from the tournament, which has been accused of multiple financial violations. informs sky sports.
Previously, the Premier League had accused City of providing biased information about the club’s revenues, including sponsorship revenues from the 2009/10 season to the 2017/18 season, incomplete information about bonuses to coaches and players, and failure to comply with club licenses. rules, financial fair play and the profitability and sustainability rules of the Premier League. The investigation took four years. The case has been referred to a special commission for further investigation, it will be kept confidential.
According to the source, Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool are demanding that Manchester City be removed from the Premier League if found guilty of breaking the rules for nine seasons. In the opinion of these clubs, it was noted that the penalty for City to be stripped of their previous titles would cause unnecessary confusion and that the point deductions would not be sufficient. At the same time, clubs do not want to intervene in the process run by an independent commission.
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In February 2020, the European Football Federation’s Club Financial Control Court (CFCB) decided to ban Manchester City from European competitions for the next two seasons due to financial fair play violations. The club was also fined 30 million euros. In July, Manchester City appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which subsequently annulled the English club’s suspension from European competitions and reduced the fine to 10m euros.
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