Manchester City have been slammed with a two-year ban from signing Academy players, the club has also been fined £300,000 by Premier League according a breaking news on Sky Sports.
The ban applies to any player who has been registered with a Premier League or EFL club in the previous 18 months, BBC Sports confirms.
It follows a similar sanction for Liverpool, who in April were punished over a separate illegal approach.
BREAKING: Manchester City fined £300,000 by Premier League and banned from signing academy players for two years. More on SSNHQ.
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