Man City facing calls for Champions League ban after Football Leaks revelations

first_img huge blow REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury According to the German magazine, City have spent much of the last decade trying to get around European football’s Financial Fair Play rules with inflated sponsorship deals, an elaborate image rights scam and hidden contracts.One of those sponsorship deals was struck with Arabtec, the largest construction company in the United Arab Emirates but a firm that has been repeatedly criticised by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch for its poor treatment of migrant workers.Der Spiegel claims City bosses ignored warnings from its own public relations experts about reputational damage and increased scrutiny to sign a three-year, regional sponsorship agreement – worth £7million a year – with Arabtec in 2014. Manchester City are facing calls from Europe’s top clubs for a Champions League ban after the Football Leaks revelations.The whistle-blowing platform claims City hid millions in funding from owner Sheikh Mansour’s private fortune in order to dodge Financial Fair Play rules. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade no dice BEST OF MONEY Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Funding from Sheikh Mansour’s private fortune was reportedly kept off City’s books And now, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich want to see the club punished for their alleged actions.According to The Sun, Europe’s giants are hoping to receive backing from Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to get City kicked out of the Champions League.Over the last week, Der Spiegel has published a series of allegations based on information obtained from Football Leaks that have painted a very different picture of the club than the one displayed on the pitch. Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 1 ADVICE Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card RANKED GETTY Latest Football Newslast_img read more