Manchester City’s two-year ban from Uefa competitions imposed by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has been overturned.
This followed the success of Manchester City’s appeal against the ban after the club was accused of financial fair play violations.
The appeal was heard virtually last month by three lawyers of the Court of Arbitration for Sports.
The verdict announced Monday means that Pep Guardiola’s men are free to compete in the Uefa Champions League next season.
A reduced fine of 10 million euros will be paid by man city.
“Man city did not disguise equity funding as sponsorship contributions but did failed to cooperate with the UEFA authorities. CAS said in a statement.
“CAS DECISION – Exclusion from participation in UEFA cup competitions lifted. Fined maintained but reduced to 10 million euros.
This means they citizens were fined because they did not cooperate with UEFA authorities
Manchester City look set to finish second in the EPL table behind already crowned champions Liverpool.