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The stars of Manchester City, threatened by the UEFA penalty?

Published:14/02/2020 - 22:22h

Updated:14/02/2020 - 22:22h

Manchester City faces a tough UEFA penalty that could have delicate consequences for its project. If the TAS does not save the club, the stars would be threatened, and other big teams could take advantage of it and sign some of them

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This Friday has produced an earthquake in the international football, after confirming the hard sanction of the UEFA to the Manchester City. The investigation has lengthened several months and finally the club has been declared guilty for breaking the 'Fair Play Financial' and not collaborating in the process. Now it confronts to two years separated of the European competitions (campaigns 2020-21 and 2021-22) and 30 million euros of fine.

For the moment, what is official is that the 'sky blues' have announced that will appeal to the Court of Sportive Arbitration (TAS), that could detain temporarily the punishment waiting for a study in depth of the case. The precedents do not accompany to the English, that already have been able to check as they have shot the rumours on additional penalties in the Premier League and other evils that soon could arrive.

In the Etihad Stadium are convinced that his procedures are legal, but the doubts begin to surround to the stars. Without the possibility to participate in the Champions League and without the income that this reports him, the entity would see gravely prejudiced, what would force to make sounded and painful sales to sustain the ambitious and multimillionaire project until, sooner or later, amaine the storm.

In Italy relamen already thinking in what they have gone up the options of the Juventus to hire to Pep Guardiola, to the one who already gave by tied because of the doubts that surround his future. If the TAS reaffirms a verdict desfavorable, the Catalan could do the cases and put course to Turín, so that the directive saved his wage and activated the plan of emergency that would extend to all the levels, included players.

Between the interested in the crisis of the City, many mention also to the Barça, that could take out cut of a team to the that the one of Santpedor has molding with his same philosophy. Obviously, there would be opportunities but no gifts, although the list of interests would be very long. The Barcelona dream with names like Kevin Of Bruyne, Rodrigo Hernández, Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sané or Bernardo Silva, and also footballers very useful like Aymeric Laporte or the perlas Phil Foden or Eric Garcia, that precisely escaped of the Masia.

The culés are not the only that would call to the door of the 'citizens', since the distances between the most powerful groups of the old continent are increasingly narrow. In this peculiar free bar could take part others, like the Real Madrid and the PSG, the Liverpool, Tottenham, United or Arsenal, the Bayern of Munich and the renacidos Italian, like the mentioned Juve or the Inter of Milan.

The City does not contemplate to lose the war with the UEFA

This desbandada, obviously, only sucedería in the worst of the cases, since the City does not contemplate to lose the war with the UEFA. It does time that activated the alarms and will take urgent measures to defend to the club, that does not want to see overwhelmed in full fight by the titles. East could suppose a dangerous hit for the future of the entity, that in the next months plays the all by the everything. Now, the battle has turned into much more that football.

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