EVERTON reportedly face a further nine-point deduction if Burnley, Leicester and Leeds are successful with their £300million compensation claim.
The trio are understood to be preparing claims to sue Everton for £100m each after being relegated from the Premier League in recent seasons.
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And if successful with their lawsuit the Toffees could have to cough up £300m in compensation, report the Daily Mail.
It is claimed Everton’s new owners 777Partners would be unable to pay up if hit with such a bill.
And that means the club would be placed into administration, leading to further nine-point deduction.
It comes after Everton were docked ten points for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.
Everton have been punished for breaching profit and sustainability rules after recording financial losses of £44.7million for the 2021-22 season – bringing their three-year total to £124.5m
That exceeds the Premier League threshold, which permits a maximum loss of £105m across three years, by £19.5m.
It is believed Leeds, Leicester and Burnley contacted 777Partners before the ruling to state their intention to sue if they were found guilty.
Burnley suffered relegation in 2022 as Everton’s overspending helped them beat the Clarets to safety by four points.
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