Aleksander Čeferin, president of UEFA, in a FIFA congress


The UEFA brakes the euphoria of the Madrid, Barça and 'Juve' for playing Champions

Published:16/06/2021 - 16:45h

Updated:16/06/2021 - 16:45h

The letters sent to contest the next Champions League do not have relation with the disciplinary procedure by the Superliga

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The letters sent to Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Juventus to contest the next edition of the Champions League, do not save any relation with the disciplinary procedure by the Superliga. These treat of standard communications remitted by the UEFA to the clubs accepted to play his competitions.

Sources of the UEFA confirm this Tuesday that the letters do not have relation with the disciplinary process that affects to the mentioned clubs and that by the moment is "suspended". "They are not more than an administrative document in reply to that they request to be in the competition; that they classify through his performance in his national league and that obtain a licence to play in our competitions by part of his federation", indicated the organism.

The past 9 June, the UEFA announced the temporary suspension of the file to the three clubs, waiting for that the Court of Justice of the European Union pronounce with regard to the question prejudicial that moved him the court of the Mercantile of Madrid number 17 on possible abuse of dominant position of the UEFA in the case of the Superliga.

In front of the complaint of the clubs, the same court had dictated previously measured cautelares that prevented the adoption of sanctions to the teams and his players during the procedure. Therefore, the Madrid, Barça and Juventus, classified through his national competitions to the Champions, are the only that officially have not taken the decision to abandon the project of the Superliga European, reason by which even arrived to pose the possibility of a sanction that prevented them play this competition.

Latent danger

Aleksander Čeferin, president of the maximum regulatory body of the European football, has pronounced in multiple occasions with regard to the possible sanctions to the three clubs that persist in the idea of the Superliga. Between them it arrived to especular on a suspension by until two years of Champions League. Up to now, they will not be able to resort to this to punish to the Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, but the danger of suspension follows latent.

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