The scandals add to the Juventus in the chaos: sanction of 15 points and a very dark future without Champions

The ‘Vecchia Signora’, in a crucial scenario after the investigations for tax fraud in 2020 and 2021 and the era of capital beneficial properties in numerous transactions.

Nedved, Agnelli, Arrivabene and Cherubini, in November 2021.AFP

The mechanism consisted of accelerating the market worth of the footballers to generate larger earnings of their transfers and obtain a fictitious capital acquire. On this method, Juventus may cut back losses, not recapitalize and strengthen its squad. Nevertheless, on Friday, the Italian Federal Public Ministry of Appeals partially accepted the enchantment of the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) Prosecutor and punished the Turin membership with the lack of 15 factors in Serie A. Probably the most critical sanction for the neroazzurri since 2005, once they had been relegated to Serie B for the case Calciopoli.

The measures in opposition to the board of administrators of the Piedmontese membership vary from 16 months of disqualification for the sports activities director Federico Cherubini at 30 for the previous soccer director, Fabio Paratici. Additionally, the previous president Andrea Agnelli and the previous CEO Maurizio Arrivabene They obtained 24 months of punishment. Following the investigation by the FIGC, eight different golf equipment concerned (Empoli, Genoa, Novara, Parma, Pescara, Pisa, Professional Vercelli and Sampdoria), together with their respective coaches and managers, had been acquitted.

A horrible blow for the nice dominator of Italian soccer over the past decade, that this course couldn’t take flight. Removed from the expectations generated, the crew led by Massimiliano Allegri He was eradicated from the Champions League within the group stage and sailed 13 factors behind Naples, the excellent chief of the desk. Following the courtroom resolution, the Vecchia Signora it collapses to tenth place within the desk, 12 factors behind the Champions League positions. “There are nonetheless 60 factors at stake. We’ll see the place we’re on June 5,” Allegri predicted on Saturday.

‘Prism Analysis’

The convulsions within the workplaces had been unleashed on November 28, when Agnelli determined to resign from all his positions and features because of the investigations of the Prosecutor. Below the identify of ‘Prism Investigation’, the authorities put the magnifying glass on tax fraud within the monetary years of 2020 and 2021 and the era of capital beneficial properties in numerous transactions.

Exactly this final motion, that of capital beneficial properties, is the explanation for the sanction that arrived this Friday and that, for the primary time, united the issues of the board of administrators with the sports activities ones, which till this Friday had been separate. Or at the least their bond wasn’t as shut because it was now.

The primary motion investigated, that of tax fraud, dates again to March 2020, when the entity introduced that it had reached an settlement with a number of footballers whereby they gave up 4 months of their wage to alleviate the financial scenario of the membership in full swing. pandemic.

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Nevertheless, after the looks of assorted paperwork, such because the one referred to as the ‘secret letter’ of Cristiano Ronaldothe settlement was not for a waiver of wage, however for a deferment of cost for 3 of the 4 months, an motion that might have meant financial savings by not having included the deferred wage as a debt in his financial stability and having paid the quantities by means of personal agreements.

The second motion is that of surplus worth. The Justice inquired whether or not the Italian membership had elevated the true market value of its gamers to get extra profit of their subsequent sale, through which the 9 acquitted golf equipment may even have been concerned.

Nevertheless, the most important entity within the calcium Italian has appealed to the Faculty of Sports activities Assure of the Italian Olympic Committee, the third and final diploma of sports activities justice. As well as, the following March 27 will start the preliminary listening to throughout the framework of the ‘Prism Investigation’. In lower than two months, subsequently, observe the judicial course of that the Flip Prosecutor requested on December 1 in opposition to Agnelli and your complete resigned board of administrators.

A ticket for the Champions

In sports activities, the state of affairs appears, at the least, difficult. Nearly a leap of religion. This Sunday (8:45 p.m.), Juve receives an unleashed Atalanta at their stadium after their wins in opposition to Salernitana (8-2) and Spezia (5-2). On condition that Naples performs at a distinct tempo and that Inter and Milan are 15 and 17 factors behind, respectively, it appears troublesome to consider ending the season within the prime three.

The quickest strategy to entry the following Champions League appears to be the Europa League title, though the second continental match additionally looks like a tortuous path. Step one should be taken on February 16, within the first leg of the spherical of 32 in opposition to Nantes.

In case of not getting the ticket for the utmost competitors, the earnings will probably be dramatically diminished, each in gross sales and in sponsors. Likewise, a few of its greatest property, corresponding to Frederick Chiesa, dusan vlahovic, angel di maria, Leo Bonucci both Leandro Paredes they might depart Turin searching for new, extra thrilling tasks.