A fresh plan for the European Super League has been revealed as organisers are structuring a new competition to replace the Champions League.
European Super League
The prospect of a closed or semi-closed European Super League operating in mainstream football appears dead in the water after a key legal opinion.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are still signed up to the project, but insist learnings have been taken from the failure of 18 months ago.
John Nicholson has always liked the idea of the European Super League as he basically wants the big clubs to bugger off. And he hates UEFA.
Time to embrace the European Super League, says Johnny Nich. Then build something better once the ‘elite’ have gone.
“There’s obviously a contradiction between the collective action of last year (to block the Super League).”
The ESL is back in the news, but with the two sides involved both as bad as each other, will anyone look out for the fans?
“The new Champions League proposals look so much like the Super League, you can’t tell the difference.”
“I am sick and tired of speaking of this non-football project.”
That the Premier League club charter is causing a debate demonstrates that European Super League thinking persists at the biggest clubs.
“The future of football is increasingly towards a European approach compared to national leagues.”
“It’s not parked, the opposite, it’s alive & dialogue is open with all sorts of people in football who are working on it.”
We need profound change and we need it as soon as it can happen. The European Super League could be that.
Think the European Super League is dead? Think again. Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juve have a plan.
New plans being worked on for a European Super League involve the competition being 100 per cent open.
Neville – a staunch opponent of the ESL – has described the Premier League punishment as embarrassing.
The six clubs will pay a combined £20million as part of a settlement with the Premier League.
The European Super League claimed the governing body had violated European Union competition.
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“Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona and Juventus FC…”
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Spurs have apologised for their involvement in the ESL and have announced a new fan engagement policy.
Juventus, along with Real Madrid and Barcelona, have refused to renounce the Super League despite its downfall.
The trio of founders have reiterated their desire for major reform despite ‘intolerable pressure’ from UEFA.
The Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ will make a combined £13m goodwill gesture for their involvement in the ESL.
Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust has rejected the chance to meet Levy and reiterated their demands.
The Premier League will require club chiefs to sign a new ‘Owners’ Charter’ from next season onwards.
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PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor has praised players for their role in shunning the proposed Super League.