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Juventus ‘to be investigated by UEFA’ over FFP breaches after £99million Cristiano Ronaldo signing

They spent £217m on players in total over the summer and may have tough questions to answer from UEFA

Juventus are under investigation by UEFA to see if they breached regulations in their record deal to sign Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports.

The Old Lady forked out £99million to land the Portuguese superstar in the blockbuster transfer of the summer.

Ronaldo was just one of their major additions with Juve forking out £217m in transfers including the likes of Douglas Costa and Joao Cancelo.


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Juventus are under investigation by Uefa over the signing of Ronaldo

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Juventus are under investigation by Uefa over the signing of Ronaldo

But Calcio Mercato report that the deals could come back to haunt them.

Juventus are set to come under the microscope by the governing body to see whether their spending was in line with the income they received.

The Italian champs would argue that they did balance the books after letting the likes of Mattia Caldara and Gonzalo Higuain leave the club.

Juventus spent a whopping £217m on transfers in the summer with Ronaldo costing £99m

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Juventus spent a whopping £217m on transfers in the summer with Ronaldo costing £99m

Gianluigi Buffon’s move to Paris Saint-Germain also meant the high earning Italian was taken off the wage bill.

Ronaldo’s extraordinary wages will be called into question after agreeing a contract worth around £200,000-a-week on his four-year deal.

He finally opened his Juve account for the season against Sassuolo at the weekend

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He finally opened his Juve account for the season against Sassuolo at the weekend

But they will be hoping the extra revenue raised by Ronaldo’s signing including shirt sales, increase in ticket demand and a new television deal will help soften the blow.

Ronaldo finally kick-started his career in Serie A with his first goals for the club in a 3-0 win over Sassuolo at the weekend.


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