Manchester City being investigated for FFP violations

Manchester City is facing a probe by the English FA after UEFA also opened investigations on financial fair play rules.

A series of reports from German news magazine Der Spiegel has published a series of claims, based on leaked documents, that violated FFP rules.

English FA INVESTIGATION

The Football Association is enquiring on allegations that City made a banned £200,000 payment to Jadon Sancho’s agent when the England winger was 14 years old with documents obtained published by Der Spiegel last month.

“The Premier League has previously contacted Manchester City to request information regarding recent allegations and is in ongoing dialogue with the club,” a Premier League statement read.

UEFA Man City investigation

UEFA has stated that its investigation “will focus on several alleged violations of FFP that were recently made public in various media outlets”.

Manchester City released a statement that the allegations was chance to end speculation: “Manchester City welcomes the opening of a formal Uefa investigation as an opportunity to bring to an end the speculation resulting from the illegal hacking and out of context publication of City emails.

“The club’s published accounts are full and complete and a matter of legal and regulatory record.”

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