Man City suffer setback as CAS delay ban judgement because of coronavirus

Man City suffer setback as CAS delay ban judgement because of coronavirus

- Man City have suffered setback in their appeal against UCL ban

- This is because CAS have suspended their activities because of coronavirus

- CAS announced that they are likely to resume back in May this year

Court of Arbitration for Sports have suspended all cases until May due to the outbreak of coronavirus which now give Manchester City a setback over their appeal.

Manchester City were recently banned by European governing body for two years from playing Champions League after they found the Citizens guilty of breaking the rules.

The two years ban given to Manchester City came as a surprise to manager Pep Guardiola and all the players with their fans seriously worried about the development.

But Manchester City chiefs vowed to challenge the judgment by filling an appeal to the court of Arbitration for Sports.

According to the report on UK Sun, CAS have announced that all in-person hearings have been cancelled until May because of the coronavirus troubling the world.

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As it is now, it is not yet clear when Manchester City's appeal will be treated by those at the Court of Arbitration due to the latest development.

"CAS will not host any in-person hearing before 1 May 2020, at the earliest.

“Depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 outbreak, the prohibition of in-person hearings may be extended,''. the statement from the Court read.

Pep Guardiola has been planning to win the Champions League and he has failed since he got to the Etihad stadium.

The Champions League for this season has also been suspended until next month or more depending on the situation concerning the coronavirus issues.

Earlier, had reported how Arsenal star Lucas Torreira provided a cheering update on the status of manager Mikel Arteta claiming that the Spaniard is now getting better after contracting coronavirus.

Mikel Arteta recently became the first Premier League manager to contract the deadly virus which forced the Arsenal chiefs to quarantined all the players.

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The Gunners have not trained since their manager was tested positive to the virus as all the players have been on self isolation.

Arteta is currently receiving treatments as the Gunners fans hope that he recuperate as soon as possible.

And Lucas Torreira who is currently nursing an injury has claimed that Mikel Arteta has been communicating with the squad and he is getting better.

This latest development from Lucas Torreira is expected to be a good one for all Arsenal fans who have been worried since Arteta was tested positive.

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