Why Manchester City’s Champions League ban was lifted
56 min

The Athletic's David Ornstein, Sam Lee & Matt Slater explain everything you need to know on the ruling that saw Manchester City's two year Champions League ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

We delve into the details and answer these questions:

  • What was the reaction inside City to the verdict?
  • Were they always confident or preparing for the worst?
  • Why have CAS decided to rule in City's favour?
  • Why have CAS said some of the allegations were 'time-barred' and what does that mean?
  • What does this ruling mean for the future of Financial Fair Play?
  • Could UEFA still mount a challenge to this decision?
  • Could the Premier League decide to take action against City?
  • Will this boost City's summer transfer plans?
  • Will the verdict raise eyebrows in rival clubs boardrooms?

Elsewhere we're joined by The Athletic's Simon Johnson for the latest on Chelsea's pursuit of Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana and what that means for Kepa's future, we also check in with Phil Hay to take the temperature at Leeds as they inch closer to promotion, and David has insight into what a likely lack of European football will mean for Arsenal's transfer plans this summer.

 

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Blood Red: Curtis Jones rewards Jurgen Klopp trust as Reds put down a Premier League marker against Leicester
Liverpool laid down a Premier League marker as they beat title contenders Leicester City with ease, with Diogo Jota scoring again and Curtis Jones impressive. Join Ian Doyle, Theo Squires, Matt Addison and Guy Clarke as they talk through the performance, which was perfect in all but one way - the injury to the excellent Naby Keita. Not only were Jones and Jota superb, but James Milner and Andy Robertson were too. Meanwhile, Roberto Firmino got himself a goal that capped off a much-improved performance. The panel discuss Leicester, plus look ahead to the Champions League clash with Atalanta, where Jurgen Klopp knows a win would put his Reds side into the knockout phase with two matches to spare. Enjoy. The Liverpool Echo sends a twice-daily Liverpool FC bulletin out via email with the all latest news, views and analysis from Anfield. Sign up for this service here: https://communicatoremail.com/F/QvfUCndgGDRHFbKqw0Z7Ip/ Join our Blood Red podcast group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1656599847979758/ Watch and subscribe to our Blood Red videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-TbqyJWlhRPedk-if0rKtw?view_as=subscriber Visit the Liverpool ECHO website: https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/all-about/liverpool-fc Download our Liverpool FC app for free: Apple – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/lfc-echo/id1255495425 Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mirror.liverpoolfc
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