The president of the Italian football club has been arrested

The Italian agency “ANSA” reported today, Monday, that Massimo Ferrero, president of Sampdoria Football Club, has been arrested and that 5 other people have been placed under house arrest.

The Italian agency specified that the official’s arrest took place as part of an investigation by the Public Prosecutor’s Office on charges relating to corporate crimes and bankruptcy, indicating that the Liguria Club was not part of the investigation.

In October, the Italian judiciary opened an investigation into some players buying and selling in different club of the first division, “Calcio”, accused of suspicious transfers, most of which are linked to Juventus.

The Italian Guardia di Finanza searched the Juventus headquarters on the evening of last November and seized documents relating to the transactions concluded by the club in recent years, against the background of allegations of financial irregularities.

Last week Juventus said that Italian prosecutors had again ordered a search of the offices of the club as part of the investigation into the financial aspects of the agreement for the sale of the Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

The investigating authorities of Turin, where the club, said they were investigating allegations that senior Juventus officials provided misinformation to investors and issued invoices relating to bogus deals that did not take place.

Juventus confirmed that they are fully cooperating with the authorities in these investigations.

According to the Italian news, Juventus managers are under investigation for the issue of false negotiations, from which the “Bianconeri” profited.

And he indicated that the accusations condemn Juventus president Andrea Agnelli and his Czech deputy, Pavel Nedved, as well as Fabio Paratici, former sporting director, who moved to work for Tottenham.

He explained that the Federal Prosecutor is investigating from 2018 to 2021, accusing Juventus of having obtained 50 million euros from fraudulent contracts.

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