La Liga petitions UEFA over PSG and Manchester City FFP violations
LaLiga has written a petition to UEFA with regards to Paris St Germain and Manchester City's alleged Financial Fair Play violations, the Spanish professional soccer league announced. The organisation said it would take "further legal action to the European Union, France and Switzerland" justice systems as it understands that "these clubs are continually breaching the current regulations" of financial fair play. LaLiga said it lodged the complaint against Manchester City to UEFA in April before filing the one against PSG last week. LaLiga president Javier Tebas said last month the organisation would take legal action against the French club after Kylian Mbappe snubbed a widely-tipped move to Real Madrid at the 11th hour and renewed his contract with PSG until 2025. LaLiga reacted angrily to Mbappe's contract extension, saying PSG's new offer to Mbappe "attacks the economic stability" of European football. "It is scandalous that a club like PSG, which last season reported losses of more than 220 million euros ($232.32 million) after accumulating losses of more than 700 million euros in prior seasons ... with a squad cost around 650 million for this season, can close such an agreement," LaLiga said at the time.