Manchester City may not be able to compete in next season’s Champions League even if they win the Premier League.
The current European champion, Manchester City is the Back-2-Back favorite after her promising start to the 23/24 season. His players Pep Guardiola they “climbed” back to its top Premier League after their victory 6-1 over Bournemouth last Saturday (04/11).
With the Manchester City to be expected to finish in the top four, a dilemma Champions League could be presented to its owners, the City Football Group. This is due to the fact that the Spanish Gironawhich is also a member of City Football Group, has made an amazing start to this season at La Liga.
THE Girona is currently at its peak La Liga having collected 31 points in their first 12 matches and are two points ahead of second Real Madrid. Its current rules UEFA ban to owners to participate in many groups in same European organization so this could be a problem for the City Football Group if she Girona continue her good form.
However, the City Football Group could avoid the problem by possibly selling her Girona or by reducing their shares. City Football Group reportedly owns the 47% of the Spanish group currently. City’s local rivals, Manchester United faced a similar problem after it was reported that British billionaire and INEOS boss Jim Ratcliffe was interested in buying the club.
For years, the Portuguese maestro has been the one pulling the strings for the Premier League champions and they deserve a lot more than that.
However, these fears have been allayed after it was reported that Mr Ratcliffe is to buy a minority stake in the Old Trafford club. THE City will continue his defense Champions League on Tuesday night (07/11, 22:00), when it will host the Swiss champion, Young Boys at the Etihad.