Friday, August 14, 2020

La Liga president says “CAS is not up to standard” to settle football-related conflicts

La Liga president, Javier Tebas, has reacted to the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport () to overturn ’s two-year ban from European competitions on Monday, which means Man City will play in the next season.

Pep Guardiola’s side has also had their fine reduced from £25million to £8.9million.

The former Premier League champions had been banned by for breaking Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, but have had the decision overturned by .

Reacting, Tebas hit out at the by claiming that the institution is no longer fit to serve its role in facilitating the settlement of football-related disputes.

He also called on the sport to look at other avenues for resolving matters such as breaches of FFP rules.

“We have to reassess whether the is the appropriate body to which to appeal institutional decisions in football,” Tebas was quoted by Independent UK as saying on Monday.

“Switzerland is a country with a great history of arbitration, the is not up to standard.”

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