Sporting Portugal and FC Porto were sanctioned this Friday by UEFA for failing to respect financial fair play. The European body imposed fines of 250,000 euros for the reigning Portuguese champion and 300,000 for the current leader of the championship, and this due to late payment, and could be excluded from UEFA competitions for up to three seasons if these arrears are not settled by January 31, 2022.
Other clubs are affected by this sanction: Real Betis (Spain), CSKA Sofia (Bulgaria), FK Astana (Kazakhstan) and Besiktas (Turkey) are also affected by a violation of the FPF. The Turkish club could lose up to 15% of the receipts received in the Champions League this season. Finally, AEK Athens (Greece) has reportedly reached an agreement with UEFA to pay a fine of 1.5 million euros, with an additional 10% on the club’s income for its next participation in a competition. European.