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Jose Mourinho jokes Man Utd should be awarded 2017-18 title after finishing second to FFP breach Man City

JOSE MOURINHO has joked that Manchester United should be awarded the 2018 Premier League title after Man City’s Financial Fair Play breach.

Pep Guardiola’s side have been banned from all European competition for two years and fined £25million after UEFA declared there had been “serious” FFP breaches.

There could yet be repercussions for City at home, with the Premier League reportedly planning to launch a domestic investigation into their finances.

It’s said they could be stripped of the four titles they have won since 2012.

City finished top of the pile in 2018, 19 points ahead of second-place United.

And Mourinho has cheekily claimed his Red Devils should be handed the trophy for that season.

The now-Spurs boss said: “I have to ask if the team that finished second in 2018 is going to be champions.

“Yes or no? That would be interesting, but joking apart, I just wait calmly.

“From what I got is that Uefa punish them but they have the chance to appeal.

“I think until the appeal finished, City have the benefit of the doubt.

“In the end of the process we will see if they are punished or not.”

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