Arsenal face anxious Man City points deduction wait after latest Premier League decision

Arsenal continue to wait for an update on Manchester City’s ongoing investigation into their alleged financial breaches following the decision for Nottingham Forest to be docked four points dropping them into the relegation zone.

Arsenal’s wait goes on to find out the fate of Premier League title rivals Manchester City and the ongoing investigation of their alleged 115 financial breaches despite a decision being made to dock Nottingham Forest four points for breaching Profit and Sustainability rules.

Arsenal recently announced in their yearly accounts publication that they would not be embroiled in the recent points deductions which saw Everton deducted ten points before it being reduced to six. The Gunners have so far operated within the confines of the rules

A statement on the club website read: “The club continues to be compliant with applicable financial sustainability regulations put in place by UEFA and the Premier League.” This was despite announcing another loss before tax excluding the impact of exceptional items of £34million

The impact of Nottingham Forest’s deduction sees them plummet into the bottom three and one point behind new 17th-place Luton Town. 19th-place Burnley are now four points behind Forest too.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side still have to play Man City and with renewed desperation for points, Arsenal might have a heightened hope of a boost. Pep Guardiola failed to win at the City Ground last season but would not see his side drop points again until after they were crowned league champions, ironically, following Arsenal’s defeat at the same

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