ROME, 12 Abr. (dpa/EP) –
The Italian Prosecutor’s Office has requested this Tuesday a year of disqualification for the president of Juventus, Andrea Agnelli; and almost 11 months for the owner and president of Napoli, Aurelio De Laurentiis; for his alleged involvement in a financial scandal in Italy in which other clubs are also involved.
At the beginning of the procedure in the sports court of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the prosecution also requested sanctions of more than 16 months for the former director of Juventus and current general director of Tottenham, Fabio Paratici.
They allege that Agnelli, Paratici and 59 other soccer officials falsified the financial reports of 11 clubs, including five Serie A teams, in recent years.
In addition, former Juve midfielder and vice president Pavel Nedved could also face an eight-month ban. In addition, fines of 800 million euros are required for Juventus and 392 million euros for Napoli.
According to the charges, they placed a much higher value on some of their players, allowing them to realize significantly higher capital gains, performance bonuses and capital gains than would otherwise have been allowable.
According to the ‘Gazzetta dello Sport’ newspaper, a first verdict is expected after Easter and an appeal hearing that could take place in May.