The FA says Pep Guardiola's team failed to ensure that information about players' whereabouts was accurate. The rules state that clubs must say where and when training sessions take place, and provide home addresses for its players.
City has been given until Jan. 19 to respond to the charge. City is fourth in the Premier League in Guardiola's first season in charge and plays Everton on Sunday.
FEATURED IMAGE CAPTION: In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 file photo, Manchester City's Bacary Sagna, right, attempts to block a cross during the English Premier League football match against Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. Sagma has been charged by the English Football Association for questioning the impartiality of a referee in a Premier League game, the FA said on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.