Juventus could be stripped of their 2019-20 Serie A title if the membership are discovered responsible of false accounting. The Italian membership could doubtlessly additionally be relegated to Serie B as soon as the investigation is over.
As per a report in Daily Mail, Italian police are investigating a €50 million revenue talked about by the membership within the 24-month interval. The report provides that Juventus membership workplaces had been raided this weekend and the membership’s president Andrea Agnelli and vice-president Pavel Nedved are beneath investigation.
CODACONS group (a shopper rights watchdog) president Marco Donzelli spoke to TMW relating to the raids and confirmed that that they had discovered irregularities within the books. They claimed the Serie A aspect had been falsely gaining a bonus over their competitors and instructed the media:
“The accusatory system is very serious and throws a sinister light on the last football championships, also because there has been a real Juventus dominance in recent years, which ended in the past year. If Juventus were to have illegitimately gained an advantage over rival clubs with operations of this type, then the regularity of the last football championships would fail and, as a consequence, the Federation and the Authority for market competition will have to intervene and sanction those responsible.”
“Beyond individual responsibilities, the club will not be exempt from punishment. For this reason and to protect thousands of fans, we will present a complaint to the Antitrust and the Federal Prosecutor’s Office asking for the relegation to Serie B for Juventus and the revocation of the last league titles won in the shadow of these potentially illegal operations,” they added.
Are Juventus getting relegated to Serie B once more?
The Calciopoli scandal of 2006 shocked the world of soccer and noticed Juventus, together with Fiorentina and Lazio, getting relegated to Serie B. The Italian sides had been discovered responsible of match-fixing however solely the Old Lady had been handed relegation to the second tier after an enchantment.
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Earlier this summer season, Juventus had been threatened with relegation to Serie B after they joined forces to create the Super League. Despite 9 of the opposite 12 founder golf equipment leaving the venture even earlier than it took off, Juventus are nonetheless an element of the breakaway league with Real Madrid and Barcelona.