Media: Liverpool paid Manchester City a £1 million settlement after hacking incident

23 September 2019

Anfield
Photo: Getty Images An areal view of Anfield, Liverpool's home ground. Three members of the club's staff are alleged to have unlawfully accessed Manchester City's scouting system back in 2013.

Liverpool paid a £1 million settlement to Manchester City in 2013 after the Manchester club filed a legal complaint alleging their scouting system had been unlawfully accessed, according to the Times.

Senior figures at two Premier League clubs believe the league should launch an investigation into the matter.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Premier League leaders Liverpool paid a £1 million settlement to title rivals Manchester City after the latter filed a legal complaint alleging their scouting system had been hacked, according to the Times

The settlement, which had not been revealed until now, took place in September 2013 after the Manchester club hired experts in computer espionage to asses if their scouting system had been unlawfully accessed. 

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