rsene Wenger says Manchester City must be punished if they have flouted UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rule, aiming a dig at the Premier League champions for always coming for his players while managing Arsenal.
Wenger was a big critic of City – accusing them of “financial doping” as Emmanuel Adebayor, Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy, Kolo Toure and Bacary Sagna all moved to the Etihad as City’s owners splashed the cash to transform the club.
The legendary French coach constantly called for a UEFA clampdown and has little sympathy for the Premier League champions after they were hit with a two-year European ban and a £25million fine for failing to meet FFP regulations.
City have vowed to fight the ban and will lodge an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to have the UEFA punishment overturned.
The Blues have won four titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups since 2011 and have qualified for the Champions League for each of the last nine seasons.