- Manchester City have been banned from signing young players into their academy
- The club side was found culpable of signing a player who is still a school boy
- The Citizens were also dealt a £300,000 fine for contractual breach
Reports reaching NAIJ.com indicate that Manchester City have been banned by the Premier League from signing players into their academy.
The Citizens were also dealt a £300,000 fine for various offences relating to breach in signing rules.
“The ban on signing academy players will be suspended for three years from 30 June 2018 onwards,” the statement read.
The Etihad side was found culpable of signing a player who is still a school boy and just 11 years old.
The youngster joined City from Everton, but the club was said to have broken the rules. Manchester City also allegedly signed another 15-year-old midfielder from Wolverhampton Wanderers into their academy.
Also, reports say that the Premier League also investigated their recruitment of 16-year-old goalkeeper Louie Moulden from Liverpool but that move has been cleared to proceed.
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