The German coach of Liverpool avoided elaborating on the verdict that acquitted Manchester City and that allows him to play the next seasons in UEFA competitions.
Jürgen Klopp He feels that Monday “was not a good day for football” after the cancellation of the punishment was confirmed. Manchester City not to play UEFA tournaments for the next two years.
The Mancunian club had been punished for alleged “serious infractions” of the regulations of the Fair Play Financiero (FFP), but found a favorable verdict on the side of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS).
In response, the coach of Liverpool He expressed his support for the FFP system when asked about this situation. “I don’t know if I can answer. It’s a serious matter. Not speaking in my native language is a problem. I don’t think it was a good day for football yesterday (Monday), to be honest,” the German journalists told him earlier. of his team’s game against Arsenal on Wednesday.
“FFP is a good idea. It is there to protect teams and competition, so that no one spends too much and has to make sure that the money they want to spend is based on the right sources. It is not up to me to judge this and I do not I just hope that we stick to this system, because it somehow limits where you can go, and that’s good for football, “said Klopp.
In the same vein, the coach of the Premier League champion set contemplated: “I think we should all stick to the FFP rules. If the richest clubs and countries do what they want, then it is difficult … Personally, I am happy that City can play in the Champions League. “
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