Florentino Pérez, president of the Real Madrid, beside Aleksander Ceferin, president of the UEFA

IN DEFENCE OF THE PLAYERS

The Superliga contraataca: they Warn that they will proceed legally against FIFA and UEFA

Published:19/04/2021 - 13:10h

Updated:19/04/2021 - 18:15h

The agency AP has made public an open letter in which the twelve clubs involved in the project of a Superliga sustain that they will defend of the actions that FIFA and UEFA can take against them and his players

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The world of the football finds conmocionado in front of the announcement of creation of a Superliga European, a new tournament that shudders the foundations of the balompié, whose scopes until the moment desconocen. Nevertheless, the main clubs look for to adapt the football to the new reality that lives the world.

In a principle, the FIFA and the UEFA had warned to the 12 clubs involved in the initiative that there would be legal actions in his against, a measure that has been seconded by the national leagues. As it was to expect , Barça, Madrid, Athletic, Milan, Juventus, Inter, Liverpool, United, City, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have answered that they will defend .

Associated Press has given to know that the teams in question have sent an open letter to the organisms rectors to world-wide and continental level, chaired by Gianni Infantino and Aleksander Ceferin, respectively, to put them to the so much that already they find backed by a mount of 4.000 million euros by part of a financial entity whose name still desconoce.

The Superliga goes out in defence of the players

In the misiva, the institutions founders have fixed position on the possible actions that would undertake the organisations that govern the Sport Rey: "it concerns Us that the FIFA and the UEFA can answer to this letter of invitation looking for take measures punitivas to exclude to any club or player participant of his respective competitions".

In such sense, sustain that they also go to proceed legally to protect economically in front of the possible sanctions: "This forces us to take measures to protect us against an adverse reaction of this type, that no only would put in danger the commitment of finance, but, of significant way, would be illegal. For this reason, SLCo (Super League Company) has tabled a motion in front of the pertinent courts to guarantee the establishment and the operation without problems of the competition in accordance with the applicable laws".

Until the moment, have not specified to which legal instances do reference, although they have ensured that it treats of notable organisms: "it Is our duty, like members of the board of SLCo, ensure us that they take properly all the available reasonable actions to protect the interests of the competition and of our groups of interest, given the damage irreparable that would suffer if, by any reason, went deprived of the opportunity to form prontamente said competition and distribute the gains".

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