Man City charged by Premier League for financial rules breach - possible punishment given
Liverpool’s Premier League rivals have been charged after being deemed to have broken several rules.
Manchester City have been charged with ‘numerous breaches of financial rules’ by the Premier League, according to reports.
Liverpool’s modern-day rivals are alleged to have broken a plethora of rules ranging from the 2009-10 season to the 2017-18 campaign, The Times’ Martyn Ziegler reports.
It could lead to possible points deductions if City are found guilty.
Ziegler wrote on Twitter: “Man City charged by Premier League with numerous breaches of financial rules following a four-year investigation. This is unprecedented. Range of sanctions possible including points deductions if breaches are proved.”
A Premier League statement said: “In accordance with Premier League Rule W.82.1, the Premier League confirms that it has today referred a number of alleged breaches of the Premier League Rules by Manchester City Football Club to a Commission.”
City have won three Premier League titles during the time they’ve allegedly broken financial rules. In the 2013-14 season, Liverpool finished runners-up in the league with City claiming the silverware.