Juventus dropped to 11th place in Serie A with the penalty for point deletion.
As explained by the Italian Football Federation; The Italian giant was penalized with a 15-point deletion due to financial corruption.
Paratici, who also took part in the management of the club, was sentenced to 2.5 years, Agnelli and Arrivabene 2 years, Cherubini 1 year 4 months and Nedved 8 months of deprivation.
Within the framework of the investigation called “Prisma”, which was started by the Turin Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office in May 2021 and examined the financial accounts of Juventus for the period 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, searches were made in the offices of the club in Turin, Milan and Rome in November 2021 and March 2022.
Managers and football players Paulo Dybala, Alex Sandro and Federico Bernardeschi, who were in the black-and-white club during the aforementioned period, were also summoned by the prosecutor’s office to testify within the framework of the investigation.
It was stated that the prosecutors conducting the investigation detected financial irregularities such as unjust gains, incomplete or false declarations in the financial accounts of the club for the 2019-2021 period, especially in the transfers and salaries of football players.
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In addition to the fact that the Attorney General’s Office completed its investigation last October, it was reflected in the press that the shortcomings identified in this process led the club management to resign, and Agnelli and his management decided to resign to protect the club’s interests.
at Juventus President Agnelli, Vice President Pavel Nedved and Chief Executive Officer Maurizio Arrivabene resigned on 28 November.
Exor Holding brought accountant Gianluca Ferrero to the club presidency vacated by Agnelli.
UEFA also opened an investigation against the Italian team Juventus on 1 December on the grounds of possible violation of financial fair-play and club license rules.
Due to the deepening of the investigation by the Turin Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) re-launched its investigation for Juventus and 8 clubs on 22 December, aiming to show different unfair capital gains and transfer values, which it had previously closed in terms of sports.