City make statement about FIFA sanctions

Club statement: "Manchester City FC can confirm that it has today received a reprimand and a CHF 370,000 fine following the decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee concerning the international transfer of players under the age of 18..."

City avoid transfer ban

BREAKING: Manchester City have avoided a transfer ban from FIFA for breaching rules on the transfer of minors. FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee have decided to fine Manchester City 370,000 Swiss francs.

City interested in Luis

Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain are said to be the clubs who are attentive to Florentino Luis' (19) evolution. Both Benfica and the player’s staff want him to stay in Lisbon for one more season. [@abolapt via @Sport_Witness]

Hearts interested in City player

Hearts are interested in signing Manchester City player Ryotaro Meshino (21). The Japanese attacking midfielder attended the weekend draw with Ross County at Tynecastle as the club explores a possible loan move for Meshino. [via @EdinburghLive_]

David Moyes on City strength

Former @ManUtd manager David Moyes: “I was thinking if you could make a Premier League team up from all the teams that could topple City to win the league - it would be very tough [to beat City]. Even if you had a team that included all the top players.” [via@talkSPORT]

PL changes VAR rules

Guidelines surrounding offside decisions made by VAR will reportedly be reviewed following Man City's disallowed goal against West Ham. Talks over whether to alter the guidelines so VAR only intervenes when a clear and obvious error is made will be held. [via @MirrorSport]

Mangala completes move to Valencia

Eliaquim Mangala has completed a summer move to Valencia and finally brought his Manchester City career to an end. The option to help coach some of the club’s academy players was open to Mangala if he failed to complete a switch to Valencia. [via@Jack_Gaughan]

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