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Already it is official! The FC Barcelona, between the founders of the Superliga European

Published:19/04/2021 - 00:29h

Updated:20/04/2021 - 00:14h

What was a rumour, has confirmed . Twelve European clubs, included the FC Barcelona, have inscribed like founders of the new Superliga

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Already it is a reality. It has begun to found the new Superliga European. Through a communiqué, has confirmed that the Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Athletic, Milan, Arsenal, Chelsea, Inter, Juve, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham have inscribed like clubs founders of the new competition and will be Florentino Pérez, maximum mandator of the White House, the first president of the Superliga.

In the official writing, has exlicado that twelve of the clubs of football more important of Europe "announce today that have arrived to an agreement to form a new competition, the Superliga, governed by his Clubs Founders" and that "expect to keep conversations with the UEFA and the FIFA looking for the best solutions for the Superliga and for the group of the world-wide football".

How it has given the Superliga?

It has explained that the creation of this new League has given "when the world-wide pandemia has accelerated the unsteadiness of the current economic model of the European football. During years, the Clubs Founders have had like aim improve the quality and the intensity of the existent European competitions and, in particular, create a tournament in which the best clubs and players can compete between them of way more frequent", aimed.

To his time, have informed that with the irruption of the pandemia has desvelado that "a vision estratétiga and commercial approach are necessary to increase the value and the helps in profit of the pyramid of the football in his group". Like this then , "in the last months has kept an intense dialogue with the organs of government on the future format of the European competitions. The Clubs Founders think that the solutions proposed by the regulators do not resolve the fundamental questions, that are so much the need to offer parties of more quality, like obtaining additional financial resources for all the world of the football", explained in the communiqué.

Format of the competition

In the communiqué also has explained which will be the format of the new tournament, aiming that they will participate 20 teams: the 15 Clubs Founders and other five additional clubs that would classify annually depending on his performance in the previous season. To his time, the parties will play between week so that the participants can follow competing in his national leagues, to preserve the traditional calendar that have up to now.

To his time, have explained that the course will begin in the month of August, with two groups, of ten teams each one, that will play clashes of gone and turn. At the end, the three first qualifiers will go automatically to the quarter-finals, whereas those that remain in the fourth and fifth square will play a 'playoff' to double party. Later "they will play playoffs of double party from chambers to arrive to the final, that will contest to only party, to finals of May, in a neutral headquarters", as it reads in the communiqué.

The profits for the clubs

The creation of the Superliga European will bring big profits for the clubs that participate. The Clubs Founders have explained that this tournament "will allow to support to the European football through a commitment on a long-term basis, that the contributions to the solidarity, grow on line with the income of the new European league"

Besides, they have signalled that the payments of solidarity "will be greater that the at present generated by the European system of competition and foresees that they surpass the 10.000 million euros along the period of commitment of the Clubs. On the other hand, the new competition will build with financial criteria of sustainability, since all the Clubs Founders engage to adopt a frame of cost".

Finally, they left clear that, in return of his commitment, "the Clubs Founders will receive, in group, a payment of an alone time of 3.500 million euros devoted only to tackle plans of investment in infrastructures and compensate the impact of the pandemia of the COVID-19".

Directors of the Superliga

It has desvelado, also, that Florentino Pérez will be the first president of the Superliga European, accompanied by Andrea Agnelli, president of the Juventus, and Joel Glazer, co President of the Manchester United, in quality of vice-presidents. The maximum mandator of the competition pronounced in this regard and explained that the intention is to help to the football in all the levels.

The Madrilenian employer has said that "the football is the only global sport in the world with more than 4.000 million followers and our responsibility like big clubs is to answer to the wishes of the fans".

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