Manchester City may have to wait until the end of the season before their Financial Fair Play ruling, with the legal case set up by UEFA due to take months to reach a verdict.
If found guilty, the Citizens could be faced with a potential Champions League ban, but the complex legal case being built is taking longer than initially expected.
Man City’s UEFA case may not be resolved until end of the season- https://t.co/F2j6hsZ6j8— Martyn Ziegler (@martynziegler) September 11, 2019
The case came about when Europe's governing body investigated an incident in March after internal emails, which arose as a result of the Football Leaks published by German publication Der Spiegel, that appeared to suggest the club deliberately inflated sponsorship agreements.
Said leaked emails allegedly showed the Premier League side
In turn, City then launched their own
This isn't the first time City have found themselves in hot water. They previously paid a settlement of £49m having been found to have broken UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules back in 2014.
However, they had that fine reduced to £18m after complying with certain measures agreed as part of the punishment.