European football's governing body has asked its Italian counterpart to provide more information on their decision not to punish the Giuseppe Meazza sideInter's role in the Calciopoli scandal, La Gazzetta dello Sport has revealed.
Juventus recently approached European football's governing body to look into the FIGC's decision to revoke Juventus' 2006 Scudetto and award the Serie A title to Inter instead, as the Turin side feel their Milanese rivals were guilty of the same actions. Their position was backed up by the Calciopoli II case this summer, but no action could be taken due to Italy's Statute of Limitations law.
"Mr President and members of the Italian FA, you will find enclosed a copy of the correspondence sent to us on September 2, 2011 by the president of Juventus," Uefa's letter to FIGC president Giancarlo Abete reads.
"As you can see, Juventus complain that the Italian Championship title for the 2005-06 season was taken from them and argue that Inter had committed actions of a similar nature during the same season, protests that the latter have not received sanctions and invites Uefa:
"1) to comment on how the FIGC carried out their investigation into facts regarding Juventus and - in particular - Inter;
"2) to sanction Inter, pronouncing that the club does not have the right to participate in the Uefa Champions League 2011-12;
"3) to inform Juventus on the measures it intends to take against Inter and the FIGC;
"In short Juventus are asking Uefa to verify that the FIGC did their job well. In the first place, we have no reason to doubt this. However it would be useful if you shared your position with us regarding what Juventus have stated, in order to avoid any future misunderstandings.
"We would require a reply from you by October 19. Then we will decide on the most appropriate action to take. We thank you in advance and remain at your disposal for any further clarifications."
Although it is unlikely that Uefa will interfere in domestic issues, Juventus will be pleased to hear that the governing body is showing an interest in the matter as they continue to fight for the 2005 and 2006 titles that were taken away from them.