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Juventus have been deducted 15 Serie A factors for alleged monetary irregularities and false accounting, whereas Tottenham’s switch chief Fabio Paratici has been handed a 30-month ban from Italian soccer for his involvement.

The 2-and-a-half-year ban for Juve’s former sporting director Paratici, who’s now managing director of soccer at Spurs, features a request for an extension to cowl UEFA and FIFA actions.

Sky Sports activities Information has contacted Tottenham for remark in relation to the sanction handed out in opposition to Paratici – there isn’t any suggestion he has executed any wrongdoing whereas at Spurs.

The Italian nationwide soccer federation’s (FIGC) choice means Juventus will plunge from third to tenth place within the Serie A desk, outdoors the spots for European competitors.

Juve indicated on Friday night time that they’re ready for the written causes behind the sanctions however will launch an enchantment.

Their attorneys additionally prompt there had been “clearly unequal remedy” in comparison with every other golf equipment, with Sampdoria, Professional Vercelli, Genoa, Parma, Pisa, Empoli, Novara and Pescara all acquitted. They are saying they’re “wanting ahead to fastidiously studying the written causes” for the ruling.

The court docket additionally dominated that former Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli is to be banned from holding workplace in Italian soccer for twenty-four months.

Former Juventus president Andrea Agnelli resigned in November 2022

Former vice-president Pavel Nedved has been given an eight-month ban, whereas former chief government Maurizio Arrivabene has additionally been hit with a ban.

Juventus have denied wrongdoing and stated their accounting was consistent with trade requirements.

Juventus will drop to tenth in Serie A with the factors deduction

Prosecutors had beforehand beneficial a nine-point deduction over the scandal, during which the membership have been alleged to have falsely inflated the worth of gamers and misrepresented losses.

The officers concerned – together with Paratici – additionally intend to enchantment the choice to CONI (Italian Olympic Committee).

CONI has the facility to resolve whether or not the choice is appropriate or not appropriate, and can’t scale back or change any of the sanctions.

The Italian press react to Juventus’ punishment – ‘Juventus stung’ and ‘tarred’

A number of Juventus gamers posted supportive messages for the membership on Instagram, whereas Leonardo Bonucci posted a bunch picture of the group embraced on Twitter, saying: “We’re with you. At present it’s much more vital to be a group. Ahead on our path.”

The rulings come after your entire Juve board, together with Agnelli, resigned in November.

The collective resignation got here after Juve’s monetary statements underwent scrutiny by prosecutors and Italian market regulator Consob final yr for alleged false accounting and market manipulation.

Moreover, Juve revealed an annual lack of £220m for final season – a record-breaking payment within the historical past of the membership.

Juve’s subsequent league sport is at dwelling to Atalanta on Sunday.

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