UEFA have banned Manchester city from European competitions for the nexttwo seasons.
The Premier League champions have been discovered to have dedicated “severe breaches” of UEFA’s membership licensing and Monetary Honest Play (FFP) laws.Metropolis have additionally been fined 30m euros (£25m).
This implies Pep Guardiola’s males can be excluded from the Champions League for the 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 campaigns.
The membership has launched a press release after the announcement, wherein they confirmed they may enchantment the decision.
“Manchester city is upset however notsurprised by at this time‘s announcement by the UEFA Adjudicatory Chamber.
The Membership has all the time anticipated the ultimateneed to hunt out an unbiased physique and course of to impartially contemplate the excellent physique of irrefutable proof in help of its place,” it learn.
The assertion added that “it is a caseinitiated by UEFA, prosecuted by UEFA and judged by UEFA.
With this prejudicial course of now over, the Membership will pursue an neutral judgment as rapidly as doable and can due to this fact, within the first occasion, begin proceedings with the Court docket of Arbitrationfor Sport on the earliest alternative.”
City play Actual Madrid within the final 16 of this 12 months‘s Champions League.
The Etihad membership has by no means received the competitors in its historical past.