Roma, Inter handed FFP sanctions

Roma and Inter have both been fined and had their European squads limited for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

The Serie A sides were among 10 clubs being investigated by UEFA for breaching its rules, and both have accepted a deal with the governing body.

UEFA announced the sanctions on its official website.

Inter will only be able to name 21 players in their European squad for next season, rather than the usual 25, should they qualify for the Europa League.

Roma and Inter have both been fined and had their European squads limited for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.

The Serie A sides were among 10 clubs being investigated by UEFA for breaching its rules, and both have accepted a deal with the governing body.

UEFA announced the sanctions on its official website.

Inter will only be able to name 21 players in their European squad for next season, rather than the usual 25, should they qualify for the Europa League.

The following season would see the Nerazzurri limited to 22 players, but the restriction will be lifted in 2017/18 if targets are met.

Those targets include limiting losses for the 2016 financial year to €30m, and breaking even by 2017.

The Beneamata have also been fined €20m, of which €6m is payable “irrespective of any early  exit from the settlement regime”, while the other €14m may be waived if targets are met.

The money will be deducted from any revenue generated by the club by competing in UEFA competitions.

As for Roma, the Giallorossi will be limited to a squad of 22 for next seasons Champions League or Europa League, a sanction which will be lifted if they achieve a loss of €30m or less for 2015 and 2016.

The Lupi have been fined €6m, of which €2m is mandatory, with the rest possibly being lifted based on targets, with the money again taken for UEFA revenues.

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