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Paris Saint-Germain challenges UEFA in court

Paris Saint-Germain v SSC Napoli - UEFA Champions League Group C

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 24: General view inside the stadium prior to the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Paris Saint-Germain and SSC Napoli at Parc des Princes on October 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Paris Saint-Germain has challenged UEFA in court after a club finance panel reopened its investigation into the French champions.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says the case is confidential and gave no further details.

PSG has long been a target of UEFA’s “Financial Fair Play” rules, which monitor overspending on player transfers and wages. The club forfeited 20 million euros ($22.8 million) of Champions League prize money in a 2014 settlement.

UEFA said in September that the Club Financial Control Body referred PSG’s case back to the investigative branch, which had closed a case. It is unclear if PSG can appeal a procedural step rather than a ruling.

Turkish club Galatasaray was also placed under deeper investigation by the UEFA panel last month.