Jurgen Klopp says he ‘believes in the rules’ after it was revealed that title rivals Manchester City are under investigation from various bodies with regards to several financial fair play violations.
German outlet Der Spiegel have made several claims about Manchester City over the last few months, which, according to the BBC, the club claim are untrue.
City are also under investigation from the FA regarding a potential £200,000 payment made to the agent of Jadon Sancho when the England man was 14. They signed him from Watford before he departed to Borussia Dortmund.
Whatever the outcome of either investigation, it likely to take some time before a decision is announced.
Via the Liverpool Echo, Klopp said on the matter: “If there is a result then I could talk about it. If there is not a result then it’s just an investigation. That’s how it is.
“I believe in the rules, actually. It should be a fair competition. I have no clue if or if not something is right or wrong at City. That’s all I can say about that. I can’t think anything else as I have no clue what’s happened.”
According to the Daily Mail, Reds owners FSG were among those who pushed for an investigation into Manchester City to take place, alongside several other Premier League clubs.
It is only right that City are punished should the investigation find them guilty of wrongdoing – but it will be some months before that outcome is revealed.