Media: UEFA targeting "fictitious capital gains" following Manchester City verdict

18 February 2020

Photo: PA Images When asked by to confirm or deny the reports, UEFA said it did not wish to make any further comment at this stage.

Manchester City's penalty marks the beginning of stricter enforcement, according to the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport.

UEFA would neither confirm nor deny the reports to

Emil Gjerding Nielson

UEFA is targeting so-called "fictitious capital gains" according to the Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, with Manchester City's verdict marking the beginning of stricter Financial Fair Play (FFP) enforcement. 

Last week, City were banned from the Champions League for two seasons and had a €30 million fine imposed upon them for overstating the value of their sponsorship revenue in their financial accounts submitted between 2012 and 2016.

The club, opposing UEFA's verdict, are set to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

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