Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, president of PSG

OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE ECA

The Association of Clubs also continues to oppose the Super League

Published:9/02/2023 - 20:21h

Updated:9/02/2023 - 20:21h

Led by the same person who manages Paris Saint-Germain, the Association of European Clubs has expressed its disagreement with the new format of the Super League

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LaLiga And the Association of European Clubs (ECA) have gone out to the step of the last proposal of the promoters of the Superliga, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Juventus, that through the company 'To22 Sports Management' have given to know his new model of competition. In this would have until 80 participants delivered in several divisions, ensuring that the access to the same will be by sportive merits in coordination with the national leagues, and guaranteeing a minimum of 14 parties to each team.

The ECA, directed by the president of the PSG, To the Khelaifi, has gone back to show against of the proposal, standing out that "this is not more than another knowingly distorted attempt and deceptive of desestabilizar the constructive work that is carrying out at present between the true parts interested of the football to do advance the things in the best general interest of the European football of clubs".

In spite of the change of format, "the ECA reiterates his opposition to the Superliga European and to any dissident project". From the entity chaired by leader qatarí from the past year, no only have lined to the Superliga, in determinate occasions, of an elitist competition that does not represent the values of the football, but they mention the measures that have implanted in the European football in the last years.

Communiqués against

The official communiqué of the ECA also describes that "the UEFA, FIFA and the confederations, national associations, leagues, fans, players and clubs of all the sizes - working in profit of all the ecosystem of the European football. From 2024, more countries will be welcome in the masculine European competitions of clubs each season, promulgando the passion by the European football and increasing enormously the quantity of income that deliver . This last was one of the keys that demand from the Superliga".

 

LaLiga Also has reacted to the project of To22, advanced this Thursday by 'El País'. "They say that it will be 100% open, but the reality is that some rich clubs are the only that will see benefited by this model, that already was presented, analysed and refused in 2019", says the patronal Spanish. "The Superliga will suppose in the short term an empty economic of the domestic leagues, but is that besides it will involve to half and long term the reduction of income for the own clubs of the Superliga, destroying like this all the industry: GDP, employments and taxes", adds.

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