Manchester City has been banned from European competition for the next two seasons after being found to have committed “serious breaches” of Uefa’s club licensing and financial fair play regulations.
The club has also been fined £24.9million, but have announced that they will appeal the verdict.
City’s ban will come into effect from the start of next season, meaning that they will remain in this season’s competition, and will face Real Madrid in the last-16.
UEFA announced their decision in a statement on Friday, writing: “UEFA takes note of the decision of the independent Adjudicatory Chamber of the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB), issued today, which included the following summary of its content and effect to be announced as required by the Procedural Rules governing the CFCB.
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