The club swiftly signalled its intention to appeal amid speculation that the punishment could cost it some of its biggest names as well as manager Pep Guardiola, and the Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sport will deliver its verdict at 9.30am UK time on Monday.
The club vigorously denied any wrongdoing from the off, dismissing the probe as "flawed" and "prejudicial" and vowing to challenge its conclusions - and Guardiola fully expects City to be exonerated.
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