Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the club have a sturdy sufficient squad to cope if FIFA hands them a transfer ban.

Reports have recommended that the Citizens could be banned from acquiring players for the subsequent two transfer windows due to breaching guidelines about signing underage players.

When asked about the doable sanction, Guardiola gave a brief response:

“The squad’s very good. It is genuinely very good.”

The depth of City’s squad suggests they could cope devoid of any new signings more than the subsequent year. It could also permit younger players from the academy a possibility to play in the 1st group.

As points stand, FIFA have not located City guilty of breaching any guidelines but if they do, they could obtain themselves in the exact same circumstance as Chelsea.

The London club had been expecting their two-window transfer ban to be lifted through their appeal against FIFA’s selection but, in contrast to in the previous, football’s governing physique is now maintaining bans in location to guarantee clubs are punished.