Manchester City File Appeal To Stop Champions League Ban (Full Story)


The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed that Manchester City , have launched a legal bid to stop UEFA from banning them from the 2020/2021 Champions League , the UK Sun reports.


Pep Guardiola’s side face being booted out of Europe’s top competition , for allegedly breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP).

But City have now approached CAS to throw out the case before a final ruling is even delivered.

Last month , UEFA announced the matter would now be considered by a panel of judges , after a review from independent investigators.

The recommendation from the unit is that Guardiola’s men are banned from the lucrative tournament for a season , probably the 2020/2021 campaign.

City are challenging UEFA’s right to send the case to their adjudicatory chamber and their competence to sit in judgement on the club at all.

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