Jaume Roures in Mediapro


Roures: "We must finish the Leagues and the Champions, even if it is in August"

Published:27/03/2020 - 09:56h

Updated:28/03/2020 - 17:25h

Jaume Roures, only administrator of Mediapro, warned of the need imperiosa to finish the championships of league of each country and the Champions League

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To day of today, the football is stopped. They have suspended so much the domestic national competitions like the international, including Champions League and Europe League. All this has supposed that the clubs have lost a lot of million euros owing to not obtaining income by television rights neither sale of entrances. Jaume Roures, only administrator of Mediapro, warned in RAC1 of the need imperiosa to finish the championships.

The Catalan has clear that, of not finishing the championships, the losses still would increase . "I bet because they finish the Leagues and the Champions. It is not so important when they begin the following competitions. The European football can not allow the luxury to lose an immense quantity of money, 7.500 million euros. Afterwards already we will fix the future as it suit", explained.

Given the circumstances, Roures considers that all would have to finish although it was in midsummer, even in August, that is when it was foreseen to begin the following season. "Therefore it would not be rare to finish the League and the Champions in July or in August. It is a case of greater strength that affects to all the world and the players have to earn and will be the first interested in finish the championships", manifested

"It is necessary to finish these Leagues and this Champions, although it was in August"

In fact, the administrator of Mediapro considers that it neither would be a problem begin the following season in October if like this they achieve finish the championships. "If the season that comes has to begin in October does not happen at all. Because if they do not finish the Leagues this money loses . In the Champions would lose 1.500 millions", considered.

Also it ensured that it already has spoken with the League of the subject and that the intention is to restart when it was the domestic championship. "All the efforts, apart from taking care the health, go directed to that finish the Leagues. Somehow it will have to do a pre-season/quarantine. If now you are a month and half stopped can not go back to play anyway. This does not fix in fifteen days", predicted.

Roures Even dared to give a date of resumption to the football. "Going very well will begin to play again around the middle of June. Although you play each three dias the calendar gives for what gives, but has to fit . I do not see problem happen of 30 June, out of the conventional agreements. The situation demands that all row for saving it, to anybody interests him lose money", insisted.

Finish the Champions League

Some informations during the last weeks bet because the Champions League resolved in a distinct format and to only party, but Roures considers that this will finish playing "with the current format", without altering his usual operation. "I do not think that it can change", it added. It will be necessary to see, first when restarts the football and, afterwards, how fits the calendar.

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