According to reports, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus have agreed to participate and revive the European Super League.
It announced in April that 12 clubs will be intending to form a breakaway league. But the plans met with severe criticism from fans, players, managers and politicians; nine clubs – including all six Premier League sides involved – quickly withdrew.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are the three clubs that are still yet to pull out from the European Super League. They will not be present at the European Club Association (ECA) conference in Geneva on Monday.
The Sun claims that the trio, which is led by Madrid president Florentino Perez, Barca president Joan Laporta and Juve chairman Andrea Agnelli, has begun talking with major PR companies. Which is based in London and Brussels, as they seek to get the Super League project back on track.
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The report adds that the company, Flint, has produced a presentation entitled: “Paving the way to the Super League; strategies for reconstruction, the restart and the triumph.”
Thus, the firm is promising a “bulletproof” campaign, that describes UEFA’s current model as an “abusive monopoly”.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are yet to be handed back any of their committee positions at the ECA. Which is now under the leadership of Paris Saint-Germain’s Nasser Al-Khelaifi.
UEFA, meanwhile, plough on regardless. Aleksander Ceferin told L’Equipe,“I don’t think anything similar will be proposing in the next 10 years.” After all, their plans to change the format of the Champions League included an expanded 36-team.
‘Swiss-style system’ and two of the four new positions created being reserved for ‘clubs with the highest club coefficient over the last five years that have not actually qualified.
Thus, it will be interesting to see whether the European Super League will take place or not. While the majority of the teams have opt-out but some still hopes to make things possible.
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