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What said Javier Tebas on the clubs of the Superliga

Published:16/06/2021 - 02:31h

Updated:16/06/2021 - 07:49h

The maximum leader of LaLiga ensures that it studies the possibility to be able to create mechanisms to be able to take measures if some another club tries something similar to the Superliga

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The managerial maximum of LaLiga, Javier Thebes, recognised that the association of clubs of football is studying changes to protect "the best possible" of projects like the one of the Superliga European proposal by the president of the Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, although it admitted that it is not in positions to sanction as it has done it the Premier with the teams that supported said initiative.

"It is evident that are working in seeing what have to change, no by a disciplinary subject, to protect us the best possible of competitions that can put in danger our national competition and the existence of the clubs that do not compete in this Superliga", explained Thebes in statements given to the press during the presentation of the sportive complex ESC Madrid, beside the NBA and the company T3N.

Recently, the authorities of the Premier League English announced a conjoint fine of 22 million pounds (25,5 million euros) to the six English clubs that supported the project (Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham) and finished for renouncing to the same. However, it admitted that, LaLiga does not have how sanction to the teams that supported the project and that still keep in him.

"The Premier has fined them and besides has modified his internal diet and if they go back to repeat remove them 30 points in the competition. Have more competitions in the disciplinary field with regard to the clubs that LaLiga, both belong to sportive federations. We do not have any competition to sanction to the clubs with accuracy, neither considers that they have broken any subject of our statutes", admitted Thebes.

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In front of the question on the possible measures that could adopt the local tournament of clubs, Thebes explained that, since the Superliga could generate "an economic damage" would have to take measures that go oriented to "retouch the economic appearance of the competition". "If the audiovisual rights diminish by the Superliga, probably some parts of the audiovisual distribution would have to change", explained.

The suspension of the file

With regard to the suspension of the file of the UEFA against the Barcelona, the Real Madrid and the Juventus, those who are the only that keep like founders of said project, Thebes puntualizó that the directors of said entity find waiting for a pronouncement of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the approaches done by the court of the Mercantile number 17 of Madrid. "It has not paralysed , it has suspended ", it said and it ensured that it will restart "when jurídicamente give the circumstances".

Thebes alerted, independently that the UEFA sanction or no to these clubs, "the concept of Superliga has not finished " and under his point of view "it is necessary to try that it do not go back to suceder". "It concerns me much more the posture of Infantino (Gianni, president of the FIFA) and the FIFA on what is happening", added.

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