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OFFICIAL STATEMENT

There will be sanctions! UEFA positions itself against the Super League

Published:18/04/2021 - 19:07h

Updated:19/04/2021 - 00:50h

UEFA has published a statement, with the rest of the confederations, flatly refusing to create a European Super League

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The UEFA has published a new communicated positioning totally against of a Superliga European that, as they have informed different means in the last hours, will be founded by the 'big' of the old continent inminentemente. However, the federation has amenzado to the clubs that will look for to form it and have added to the 'fight' the different countries and Leagues that see affected.

In an official communiqué published this Sunday, the body chaired by Aleksander Čeferin expressed that they have known "the intention of some English clubs, Spaniards and Italians to create a Superliga European enclosed. If this sucediera, reiterate that we, the UEFA, the FA English, RFEF, FIGC, the Premier League, LaLiga, Bequeaths Series To, but also the FIFA and all our federations member, will follow joined in our efforts to detain this false project, a project that bases in the interest typical of some clubs in a moment in which the society needs more than ever the solidarity".

In the writing, signed by the UEFA, the English Federation of Football and the Premier League, the Real Spanish Federation of Football (RFEF) and LaLiga, and the Italian Federation of Football (FIGC) and Bequeaths it Series To has explained that no descartan measures, to all the levels (judicial and sportive) to avoid that the Superliga carry out, since "the football bases in the open competitions and the sportive merit. In this sense, keeps the idea that the clubs that participate in this competition and and his players could see deprived of the opportunity to represent to his national selections.

On the other hand, the UEFA has wanted to appreciate to the clubs of other countries (that they have not added to the initiative, like the French and Germans) and have done a called to all the lovers of the football to that "join to us in the fight against this project. This interest of some carries long around our ways. It suffices".

It would participate the Barça in a Superliga European?

It fits to remember that Josep María Bartomeu, before resigning in October like president of the FC Barcelona, announced that the managerial board of the club in this moment had approved the participation of the Barcelona group in a possible Superliga. However, this decision has to be ratified in the Assembly.

For the moment, according to the last informations, the Barça would be between the list of clubs that would promote the new tournament, beside the Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, among others.

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