Premier League’s top clubs have joined forces in order to prevent Manchester City from overturning their Champions League ban.
A majority of English football’s top clubs are strictly against Manchester City setting foot in Europe the next season.
Following a thorough investigation, UEFA earlier banished the Sky Blues from taking part in European football over the next two seasons after finding them guilty of breaching Financial Fair Play regulations. Additionally, they were fined €30 million by the organization’s Club Financial Control Body.
Ferran Soriano, Man City’s CEO, was quick to deny UEFA’s allegations saying the money poured into the club has been ‘properly declared.’ He also informed that they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sports which City officially did in the last week of February.
However, a majority of Premier League clubs have united to see to it that Man City’s ban doesn’t get lifted.
Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Wolves, Leicester, Tottenham, Arsenal, and Burnley have sent a joint petition to the CAS to try and prevent Manchester City from playing in the Champions League.
“The feeling is that enough is enough,” a knowledgable source told the Daily Mail.
“For too long, City have been able to get away with breaching the rules at the expense of at least one other club that has been unable to get into the Champions League.
“The fear is that they will be able to delay any punishment.”