Mega spending Man City confident falling within FFP laws

Manchester City are confident they fall within UEFA's financial fair play laws.

Manchester City are confident they fall within UEFA's financial fair play laws.

The Daily Star Sunday says with potential add-ons, new City boss Manuel Pellegrini already has up to £92m of new talent in his squad from this summer’s transfer dealings after signing midfielder Fernandinho (£30m), winger Jesus Navas (£15.8m) plus strikers Alvaro Negredo (£20.6m) and Stevan Jovetic (£25.6m).

But to stay in line with UEFA’s new Financial Fair Play rules, City have also slashed almost £40m from their annual wage bill with a number of high-profile departures.

They included the sales of strikers Mario Balotelli to AC Milan for £19m and Carlos Tevez to ­Juventus for £12m, while Kolo Toure, Roque Santa Cruz and Maicon left on free transfers.

 
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