Manchester City have already shared an unpleasant experience with Liverpool. They have been fiercely banned from signing academy football players for hiring two schoolboys, with 11-year-old.
A two-year transfer embargo on sportsmen registered with a counterpart Premier League or EFL side in the previous 18 months – that’s what Manchester City were provided, the same stuff faced by the Anfield club. The second year is postponed for up to three years.
Manchester City also stumbled on a £300,000 fine, which is £200,000 more than what Liverpool had to deal with. Liverpool were also caught having one schoolboy tapped up.
The previous year, a midfielder aged 11 from Everton drew attention of Manchester City. They made an attempt to have him signed. As for another sportsman, a midfielder aged 15 left Wolverhampton Wanderers for Manchester City.
Aside from that the Premier League scrutinized their recruitment of Louie Moulden, 16-year-old goalkeeper from Liverpool.