Media: Man City make last-minute challenge to UEFA’s attempt to ban them from Champions League

6 June 2019

Man City
Photo: Getty Images Man City had a great season on the pitch with their domestic treble. Off the pitch a drama is now set to play out with the club challenge UEFA’s right to send its FFP case from the governing body’s investigatory to its adjudicatory chamber for a sanction to be imposed.

As the threat of Manchester City’s one-year exclusion from the Champions League has intensified, the club has now challenged UEFA’s right to progress the FFP case within the system.

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

In an attempt to delay the ruling banning it from the Champions League for a year, Manchester City has challenged UEFA’s right to send its FFP case from the governing body’s investigatory to its adjudicatory chamber for a sanction to be imposed. 

According to Associated Press, the Citizens are claiming there is no case to answer, challenging the legitimacy and haste of the investigation. 

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