Manchester City could be banned from the Champions League, perhaps as early as next season, as UEFA looks set to take strong action should the club be found to have flouted Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.
European soccer’s governing body UEFA said Financial Fair Play (FFP) investigations could be reopened after the publication of leaked documents about the finances of Manchester City and Paris St. Germain.
English soccer club Manchester United forecast revenue for 2018-19 to rise to record levels, helped by increased broadcasting revenue as a result of UEFA’s new revenue distribution system coming into effect.
Some of Europe’s highest-profile club coaches, including José Mourinho, have called upon UEFA to review the use of the away goals rule in continental competitions because scoring away from home is not as difficult as it used to be.
UEFA is set to wait until next season before introducing Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the Champions League, although it is still not ruling out having it in this season's final, president Aleksander Ceferin said on Friday.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin expressed concern over the decision to employ the video replay system (VAR) at the 2018 World Cup, saying the technology still needed more testing before it can be considered for use in the Champions League.