Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho suggested
Manchester City should not be allowed to be
league champions because they broke Financial
Fair Play regulations.
City won the Premier League title last season but
were then fined in May for breaching Uefa’s financial
The Premier League has its own form of financial
But Mourinho said: “I don’t think a team can be
champions when you are punished because you
didn’t comply with Financial Fair Play (FFP).”
City were fined £49m – £32m of which was suspended – and had spending restrictions imposed on them as part of their punishment for breaching FFP regulations.
They were also told their wage bill for the 2014-15
campaign must not exceed last season’s total.
Yet City still spent £28m on Swansea striker Wilfried
Bony in January, the single biggest outlay by an
English club in the winter transfer window.
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