Manchester City demanded damages from UEFA after leak of potential Champions League ban

13 February 2020

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Photo: Getty Images The leak occurred in May last year, several days before UEFA announced it was launching an investigation into the club based on Football Leaks documents.

Court documents have revealed that the club were involved in a dispute with the body's chief financial investigator, according to the Times.

City were investigated by UEFA after Football Leaks alleged the club had inflated sponsorship agreements from companies linked to their Abu Dhabi owners.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Court documents have revealed that Manchester City demanded damages from UEFA after it was leaked that the body's chief financial investigator recommended the club be banned from the Champions League, the Times reports.

The leak occurred in May last year, several days before UEFA announced it was launching an investigation into the club based on Football Leaks documents which alleged the club had inflated sponsorship agreements from companies linked to their Abu Dhabi owners.

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