Suspicious transfers: Juve boss Andrea Agnelli required one-year suspension

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The federal prosecutor has requested a suspension for the leaders of Juventus and a simple fine for the club over alleged accounting fraud during the transfer of players in the Italian Championship. Other clubs are involved.

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An eleven-month suspension was requested on Tuesday against Juventus boss Andrea Agnelli and the president of Naples Aurelio De Laurentiis, called before Italian sporting justice for alleged accounting fraud during the player’s transfer.

Eleven clubs, including five from Serie A, are appearing before disciplinary bodies since Tuesday morning, accusing them of having “capital gains and transfer rights of values ​​in excess of those authorized”, according to the Italian Football Federation (FIGC). . ,

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The clubs concerned primarily bear the risk of fines. But sixty leaders and delegates mentioned individual capacity risk restrictions that could lead to suspension.

At the start of the process behind closed doors, the prosecutor requested the suspensions for a dozen Juventus leaders, in this case due to several capital gains recorded in recent seasons during the sale of players, sometimes deemed for the amount. Exaggerated with respect to the real value of the persons concerned.

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Naples sued over the recruitment of Osimhen

In particular, they asked for a one-year suspension against Bianconaro chairman Andrea Agnelli, 16 months and 10 days against former sporting director Fabio Paratici, now at Tottenham, or even 8 months for vice-president Powell. According to a statement from the FIGC, Nedved, .

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A fine of 800,000 euros has been requested against Juventus. For the President of Naples Aurelio De Laurentiis, the federal prosecutor requested a suspension of 11 months and 5 days. According to the media, the Neapolitan club, against whom a 392,000 euro fine has also been requested, is being prosecuted in connection with the transfer of Nigerian Victor Osimhen from Lille in 2020.

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In parallel with the striker’s purchase, Napoli actually lowered the bill by selling four players from the French club for a total of around €20 million, for an estimated amount of around €70 million. The amount is largely overvalued by the press given these players, three of whom have never played at Lille and are now playing in the amateur divisions in Italy.

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