Manchester City will play in the Champions League next season after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) overturned the club’s two-year ban from European football.
City were handed the suspension by UEFA’s club financial control body in February for breaching fnancial fair play rules.
Speaking after the match, City manager Pep Guardiola said he was confident the ban would be overturned and insisted his side deserved to play in European football’s elite competition.
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Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League has been overturned by CAS, Man City fine has been reduced to 10 million euros. pic.twitter.com/rRDCYB7yEr
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“That is the challenge that is the minimum requirement for this club. And these players have done it for the last six or seven years.