sport news UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says FFP rules could change in the future

UEFA stand by Manchester City's two-year Champions League ban... but president Aleksander Ceferin admits they COULD change the rules in the future Manchester City hit by two-year Champions League ban for FFP breaches City have launched an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the FFP rules may change soon

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Published: 15:26 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 16:03 GMT, 3 March 2020

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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has admitted financial fair play rules may need to be adapted in the future but said he had respect for the process which led to Manchester City's two-year European ban.

The Premier League champions were sanctioned by the independent club financial control body (CFCB) last month for breaching FFP regulations, and have now lodged an appeal against the decision with the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

The rules are designed to ensure clubs spend in proportion to the revenue they earn rather than rely on investment from wealthy owners.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has admitted financial fair play rules may change soon

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has admitted financial fair play rules may change soon

Manchester City received a two-year Champions League ban for breaching fair play rules

Manchester City received a two-year Champions League ban for breaching fair play rules

Ceferin is confident in the rigour of the process followed by the twin chambers of the CFCB in the City case, but accepts that in years to come the regulations may change again.

'It's too early to say how it will look in the future but we are thinking about it and will probably have to adapt,' he said at UEFA Congress on Tuesday.

'It has been very successful as a system, there are almost no losses in European football any

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