Roma and Inter FFP updates

UEFA will continue its investigation into Roma and Inter’s Financial Fair Play status, reconvening in February.

The two clubs failed to match the break-even parameters and today they – along with Monaco, Besiktas, Liverpool, Sporting Club de Portugal and Krasnodar – delivered evidence in the first round of hearings.

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) “has decided to continue its investigations. In addition, the CFCB has requested that another six clubs provide additional information on their break-even position.

UEFA will continue its investigation into Roma and Inter’s Financial Fair Play status, reconvening in February.

The two clubs failed to match the break-even parameters and today they – along with Monaco, Besiktas, Liverpool, Sporting Club de Portugal and Krasnodar – delivered evidence in the first round of hearings.

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) “has decided to continue its investigations. In addition, the CFCB has requested that another six clubs provide additional information on their break-even position.

“These are AC Sparta Praha, Hull City, Olympique Lyonnais, Panathinaikos FC, Ruch Chorzów and VfL Wolfsburg.

“These clubs will need to submit additional monitoring information in the coming months until February 2015, upon the deadlines set by the CFCB.

“This process will be updated by UEFA with further communication to take place in February 2015.”

Both Roma and Inter argued new owners were inheriting dire financial situations from previous patrons, so could not be punished for trying to fix the problems.

Giallorossi President James Pallotta declared they ought to be treated as "poster boys" for financial reform in football.

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