European football's financial regulators are poised to recommend that newly minted English Premiership champions Manchester City be barred from the Champions League, the New York Times reported on Monday. They congratulated City on having such a great season.
One person close to the Uefa investigation said it was unclear City would receive a ban for its conduct, with an internal meeting due tomorrow to debate the matter further.
If this is true, they should be punished.
"We'll see. Day-by-day we're assessing him and trying to help him to recover as soon as possible".More news: Protestors arrested after Sydney Harbour Bridge stunt
Guardiola, meanwhile, was named the Premier League manager of the year at the League Managers' Association awards last night, topping the vote ahead of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino and Nuno Espirito Santo of Wolves. "I won our fantasy mini-league". "PSG, Juve, Real Madrid have also shown firm interest, but there has been no interest from other Premier League clubs".
Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has named Liverpool forward Sadio Mane in his Team of the Season for the 2018/19 Premier League campaign.
Liverpool finished as runners-up to champions Manchester City by just a single point, despite losing just one game all season and earning a record haul of 97 points.More news: Madonna rejects calls for Tel Aviv Eurovision boycott
Liverpool found themselves 3-0 down after their first leg against a Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona, but a spellbinding 4-0 victory at Anfield sent Jurgen Klopp's men through to the final.
A City spokesperson said: "The song in question, which has been a regular chant during the 2018-19 season, refers to the 2018 UEFA Champions League final in Kiev".
What happens if Manchester City win the domestic treble in England for the next five years?
Fining a football club that has unlimited funds is pointless, but threatening them with points deductions would certainly focus their mind and maybe the only way to encourage them to change their ways.More news: Facebook changes livestream rules after New Zealand shooting