Modified 06 Mar 2020, 00:20 IST
Marseille are at risk of UEFA punishments after European soccer’s governing physique mentioned the French membership had failed to comply with a settlement agreement relating to Financial Fair Play breaches.
Last June, the Ligue 1 outfit reached a settlement with UEFA after they had been investigated for non-compliance with break-even necessities set out in FFP guidelines.
In the agreement, Marseille mentioned they might report a most break-even deficit of €30million within the monetary 12 months ending 2020, €0m for the 12 months ending 2021 and attain “full break-even compliance” by the 2022-23 season.
They had been additionally advised to pay €6m, withheld from revenues gained from taking part in in UEFA competitions, €4m of which was conditional primarily based on their compliance with the settlement. Marseille’s squad dimension for European tournaments was additionally restricted.
The membership additionally agreed to restrictions on the ratio of worker profit bills to income and the amortisation of participant registrations.
In a press release launched on Thursday, UEFA confirmed Marseille have been referred to the adjudicatory chamber of the Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) however didn’t specify with which half of the settlement agreement the membership had allegedly not complied.
Lechia Gdansk have additionally been referred after UEFA mentioned the Polish membership “failed to present the CFCB investigatory chamber with the required break-even data throughout the 2019-20 season”.
Published 06 Mar 2020, 00:20 IST
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