Barcelona: UEFA have opened an investigation into Barcelona’s accounts
Jgoy teams including Barcelonaare under investigation by UEFA for non-compliance with financial fair play for the 2020/21 season.
Sanctions are expected and there is already talk of problems for 10 clubs including Paris Saint Germain, Marseilles, Inter, Rome, Juventus and Barcelona.
The latter two are in the midst of legal proceedings against UEFA with real Madrid on the question of the Super League.
As The Times reports, the penalties for PSG and Marseilles could be financial in nature, while Italian clubs and Barcelona could face more severe penalties which could lead to possible bans from competing or making transfers.
New control system
This season will be the last under the existing FFP rules. From 2023, UEFA will introduce a new system, with clubs limited to spending a percentage of their revenue on player salaries, transfers and agent fees.
The limit will be 90% by 2023, 80% by 2024 and 70% from 2025. Club finances will be monitored at different times of the year while they are in European competition.
PSG has breached one of the fundamental points of Financial Fair Play for the past three years and as such has been given three years by European football’s governing body to rectify the situation and get its numbers in order and his expenses relative to his income.
French newspaper L’Equipe have spoken of a deficit of more than €30m in each of the last three years, a circumstance that must change immediately.
As MARCA learned, Lionel Messi and Kylian MbappeThe team of the team risks being sanctioned financially and, what could be more serious, on a sporting level.