Many analysts believe that UEFA handed Man City a two-year ban from European competition so that if they appealed it could be reduced to one season. Manchester City, one of the biggest football clubs in the world, have been banned from all UEFA competitions for the next two seasons and fined $A48m for “serious breaches” of Financial Fair Play regulations. Manchester City have been banned from UEFA club competitions for the next two seasons after being found to have committed "serious breaches" of financial regulations. Man City's European ban Q&A: What could this mean for the club? Man City are still in the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League competition, as they lead Real Madrid 2-1 after the first leg of their Round of 16 clash at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Manchester City have been banned from Champions League for the next two seasons after being found guilty of breaching financial fair play rules. Manchester City have been banned from the Champions League for two seasons, from 2020-21, and fined €30m by Uefa