Jose Mourinho: Tottenham boss wants FFP clarity after Man City case

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Jose Mourinho: Tottenham boss wants FFP clarity after Man City case


Mourinho (left) has questioned the “clarity” of Financial Fair Play rules

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says the “circus” of Financial Fair Play should end after Manchester City overturned a European ban.

On Monday, City had a two-year European ban for “serious breaches” of Financial Fair Playquashed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).

Managers including Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Mourinho have since questioned the clarity of Uefa’s rules.

“Consistency I like, clarity… I don’t like doubts,” said Mourinho.

“That is the only thing that disturbs. My opinion about FFP doesn’t change, like my opinion on VAR.

“When I said a few years ago I like the concept, I like the concept. What I don’t like is the interpretation of it, the people with the tools they have at their disposal.

“And Financial Fair Play is the same thing. When I say it should finish, it is not because I do not agree with the basic principle. It’s because I don’t agree with the circus.”

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City, second in the Premier League, will be able to continue playing in European competition next season, having qualified for the Champions League.

Cas cleared City of “disguising equity funds as sponsorship contributions” and cut the club’s fine from 30m euros (£26.9m) to 10m euros (£9m). However, Cas also said City did “fail to co-operate with Uefa authorities”.

Manager Pep Guardiola now says his clubdeserves an apologybecause “people said we were cheating an

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