On February 14th, UEFA revealed Manchester City will be handed a two-year ban from European competitions after the Premier League winners were found guilty of breaching Financial Fair Play rules.
The Etihad club released a statement soon after and confirmed the English champions will appeal the ban with Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
UEFA vice president Michele Uva has this week given an interview to Rai Radio1Sport and Sky Italia have relayed his comments.
One of the topics he discussed was Manchester City’s ban and regarding that, Uva said: “We await the judgment of CAS which is the sports court.”
Over the past week or so, there’s been suggestions City could be stripped of their Premier League titles. Uva also spoke on this subject and explained the need to bring in a common law across the continent.
“European rules are almost never identical to national ones. UEFA is working to make certain rules become technically mandatory in individual leagues,” the UEFA vice president added.
Michele Uva wasn’t completely clear, but his comments suggest he doesn’t feel Manchester City face the serious prospect of having domestic titles stripped from them.