Manchester City owners set to buy new club after Premier League charges – report

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak embraces Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the celebrations after the club won the 2021/22 Premier League title.
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Manchester City's owners are reportedly on the verge of completing a takeover at Brazilian club Bahia – just days after City were charged with 115 alleged breaches of Premier League financial rules.

News broke on Monday that City had been referred to an independent commission after a four-year investigation into the English champions' dealings between the 2009/10 and 2017/18 seasons.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...