UEFA ban Trabzonspor – League leaders not allowed to play in Champions Leaguetrabzonspor fc
Süper Lig league leaders Trabzonspor are banned if they qualify for Europe next season or in 2021-22, but will not be implemented after that. UEFA announced the decision on Wednesdayafter the club missed targets in its latest accounts required by a previous agreement to avoid sanctions under Financial Fair Play rules.
All arrivals and departuresTrabzonspor’s Transfers in DetailOverviewReason for the punishment was failure to meet terms of an agreement reached in May 2016. In that agreement, Trabzonspor guaranteed to UEFA that transfer spendings would not exceed their income. Since the summer of 2016 the club invested €38.2 million in new players and sold players for €43 million. But the club signed players like Daniel Sturridge and John Mikel Obi on high wages, both players have since left the club on free transfers.
Trabzonspor’s squad sorted by market value
UEFA now announced that the club will not reach the targets set for the 2019 fiscal year. Trabzonspor are currently first in the Süper Lig with 53 points, Basaksehir are second with the same amount of points, champions Galatasaray are just one victory behind. The Süper Lig is set to return on June 13 (click here for the league standings).
UEFA ban Trabzonspor – League leaders not allowed to play in Champions League