sport news Manchester City fears of a Champions League ban grow

Manchester City fears of a Champions League ban grow as they launch appeal to CAS over FFP investigation Manchester City have launched a legal challenge to halt UEFA investigation  They have asked CAS to throw out case that they tried to cheat Financial Fair Play City face a Champions League ban in 2020/21 if they are found guilty

By Ian Herbert For The Daily Mail

Published: 20:55 BST, 5 June 2019 | Updated: 20:55 BST, 5 June 2019

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Manchester City have revealed how much they fear a UEFA Champions League ban by launching a legal challenge to halt the governing body's investigation into whether they have violated football spending regulations.

The Premier League champions have asked the Swiss-based Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to throw out the case that they deliberately tried to cheat Financial Fair Play, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday night.

There is a growing belief in football that City will be found guilty and face a subsequent Champions League ban in 2020/2021, as well as restrictions on transfer market spend.

Manchester City have launched a legal challenge to halt UEFA investigation into their spending

Manchester City have launched a legal challenge to halt UEFA investigation into their spending

By taking the case to CAS even before the UEFA judgement is passed, City are likely to delay the ruling. 

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