Exclusion from the Champions League will not be handed to Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, if they are found guilty of Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. The disclosure was made by UEFA president Michel Platini. “The first decisions will be announced in early May, but you will be disappointed if you are looking for blood and tears”, he said. He however said the sanctions will be tough.
The European governing body’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB), convened earlier in April, to investigate a number of FFP-related cases and both City and PSG are believed to be among the 76 clubs under probe. Although the CFCB is yet to announce its findings, Platini has now said that both heavyweights don’t risk being expelled from European competitions.
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