Spanish La Liga requires research UEFA to Manchester City
La Liga, the umbrella organisation of the Spanish league, wants that UEFA examines whether Manchester City are on the Financial Fair Play rules. The English club gave last summer 230 million euros on new players.
UEFA announced last week at Paris Saint-Germain under financial scrutiny. That French club is property of investors from Qatar, while Manchester City owners from Abu Dhabi.
These two clubs would, according to the Spanish La Liga are in violation of the rules of Financial Fair Play, which in life are called to the European clubs financially healthy.
PSG and Manchester City ruin the market with expensive spelersaankopen paid with staatsgeld, writes La Liga president Javier Tebas Monday in a letter to the UEFA. “This creates imbalance in the European competition and brings the voetbalindustrie irreparable damage”, the statement said.
Paris Saint-Germain harnessed this summer the crown on the transfer list by 222 million euros to be paid to FC Barcelona for Neymar.
The club, recently also the coming of Kylian Mbappé (AS Monaco), which in the long term a further 180 million. PSG is since 2011 in the hands of Qatar Sports Investments.
Manchester City’s spent more than 220 million euros on new players, among whom Benjamin Mendy (AS Monaco) and Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur). City is since 2008 owned by the Abu Dhabi United Group.
UEFA opens investigation into Paris Saint-Germain to Financial Fair Play