Jurgen Klopp : UEFA must act on rule breaches



Jürgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes UEFA must take action against Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain in the event that they have disrupted the guidelines on Financial Fair Play.

German magazine Der Spiegel made a number of claims against City in a series of articles, which depend on archives purportedly achieved from whistleblowers Football Leaks.


The reporting claims Sheikh Mansour’s City regime have topped up multi-million-pound sponsorship deals with Abu Dhabi organizations, utilizing their proprietor’s fortune, with the end goal to meet UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) stipulations.

Last Friday, when the Football Leaks stories emerged with allegations that City were cut a favourable FFP settlement when they were punished for overspending by UEFA in 2014, the club declined to remark on « outside of any relevant connection to the subject at hand materials purportedly hacked or stolen from City Football Group and Manchester City » and guaranteed « the attempt to damage the club’s reputation is organised and clear. »


Though unaware of the report’s details, Liverpool boss Klopp believes UEFA should make fitting move if there have been any breaks by clubs.

« I heard about the Der Spiegel story, however I didn’t peruse it up until now, » Klopp said.

« It’s really difficult to comment but what I can say in general is that FFP is a really good thing. Be that as it may, we generally believed that. »

Currently two points off league-leading City, Liverpool face Fulham on Sunday, but in response to the much-publicised reports, Klopp expressed he bolsters the possibility of UEFA’s money related control.



« If it’s in place, they (UEFA) have to do something with it. I have no clue what happens, I know it is about Paris clearly and Man City, » he said.

« I’m not sure if other clubs are being talked about as well. That is whatever I can state. I think FFP is a great thing since it sets the principles and stuff that way.


« If everything is fine, then everything is fine. If not, at that point someone ought to accomplish something. »


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