Sheffield United's relegation rivals Nottingham Forest, Everton get date for potential FFP charges

Sheffield United's Premier League relegation rivals could be hit with financial charges next week.

Two of Sheffield United's relegation rivals could be hit with Financial Fair Play charges next week, potentially leading to serious penalties. It has been a tough season already for Everton, who have already received a 10-point deduction due to Financial Fair Play breaches.

The Toffees are trying to fighT that deduction, hoping for it to be overturned, or at least reduced, but for now it has changed the look of their season, with Sean Dyche's men likely to spend the season fighting for survival despite already amassing eight wins.

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Concerningly for Everton, however, they are now awaiting news over fresh charges due to more alleged overspending, this time in relation to the new stadium. The charges would be possible breaches of Financial Fair Play in relation to the latest figures, which include the 2022/23 season.

The figures for last season were submitted recently, and clubs are not permitted to lose more than £105million across the last three seasons. Everton are said to be confident they are within those limits, but the Telegraph say club figures are still 'on alert' over possible charges.

Nottingham Forest are another club sitting nervously, recently appointing leading sports lawyer Nick De Marco in a bid to dodge sanctions. According to the same report, clubs will find out on Monday whether they will face any charges in relation to the Financial Fair Play submissions.

Meanwhile, Everton continue their wait to see whether their proposed takeover at the hands of 777 Partners is approved. Everton currently sit one point ahead of the bottom three having played a game more than Luton Town, while Nottingham Forest are four points better off. Sheffield United are seven points behind Everton and 11 behind Forest having played the same amount of games. Elsewhere, there still hasn't been any decision over Manchester City's alleged 115 breaches of financial rules.

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