Manchester City to be handed transfer ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association

  • Manchester City to be handed transfer ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association

Manchester City to be handed transfer ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association

Manchester City are reportedly bracing themselves for a two-window transfer ban when Federation Internationale de Football Association return their findings into a long-term investigation in the coming days.

It was claimed that City topped up multi-million-pound sponsorship deals with Abu Dhabi companies in order to circumvent rules around how much money owner Sheikh Mansour could put into the club.

A transfer ban for the Premier League champions would come less than a month after Chelsea were hit with the same sanction for 29 breaches of article 19 of FIFA's regulations on the transfer and status of players. "It's good, it's good, the squad is good, really good".

"I said what I said", he told a news conference when asked about a potential ban.

Should City been handed a ban, they will be unable to strengthen their squad at the end of the season.

Centre-back Stones is still troubled by a groin injury, despite being on the bench against Schalke in midweek, and he is also set to miss England's upcoming matches with the Czech Republic and Montenegro.

"When you play four teams and two in Europa [Arsenal and Chelsea] it's because the English clubs have gone through, it's incredible", he said.

"We don't have too many options but tomorrow is the cup quarter-finals, to get to the semi-finals".

As reported by The Sun, football's governing body has been conducting a thorough investigation and has confirmed City have breached the rules on the transfers of minors.

Guardiola was unwilling to speak further on the matters. The club made their statement and I don't have any comments.

"I understand your job, I answered five questions last week, I can not be the right guy". I am not even the right guy to talk about that.

The FA and the Premier League are looking into the transfer, which took place in 2014 and which i has been told was not declared to the league during the amnesty period.

"What happens is going to happen".