Premier League Chief executive officer Richard Masters has finally opened up on plans for investigation into Manchester City financial breach charges.
About a year ago, the Premier League charged the reigning champions with 115 charges dating back to 2009, all of which were denied by Man City. However, the Etihad Club is yet to be found guilty.
Recently, Everton and Nottingham Forest were hit with new charges for spending breaches. This has raised questions between fans of other Premier League clubs, wondering what exactly is going on with the City case.
When questioned by the Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Richard said on the slowness of the case: “I can [understand fan frustration] but they are very different charges.
“If any club, the current champions or otherwise, had been found in breach of the spending rules for 2023 they would be in exactly the same position as Everton or Nottingham Forest but the volume and character of the charges laid before Man City – which I obviously cannot talk about at all – are being heard in a completely different environment.
“There is a date set for that proceeding; I can’t tell you when that is but it is progressing.”