Javier Thebes, president of LaLiga


LaLiga Has refused the changes proposed by Luis Rubiales

Published:14/07/2021 - 20:50h

Updated:14/07/2021 - 20:51h

Javier Thebes, president of LaLiga, has answered to the proposals of the president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales on reforming the domiciliary championship

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Undoubtedly, the news of the day in the Spanish football were the statements of Luis Rubiales in a meeting with the press. The president of the Real Spanish Federation of Football proposed the morning of this Wednesday a change in the format and operation of LaLiga, a reform that quickly was answered by the body chaired by Javier Thebes.

Rubiales Has proposed a 'revolution' in LaLiga, diminishing the quantity of days and expanding the quantity of Classical, this with the end to increase the appeal for the Spanish youngsters, in addition to the income in the middle of a delicate coyuntura for all the Spanish clubs. By his part, LaLiga made public a communiqué in which it gave a cutting refusal to any proposal of change of format to any of his categories.

Communiqué of LaLiga

In the misiva published by LaLiga, has explained that "it will not pose a change of format of competition of any of his categories, since the current model, his structure, his days of competition, his schedules, etc, has been all a success during the last years". Likewise, said organ adds that "it would be an irresponsibility any modification of the current format or his mere approach, that to his time would generate an uncertainty on other sports and the no professional football, to which LaLiga contributes 125 million euros by season".

The 'attainments' are the reasons that has exposed LaLiga: "An increase of viewers in the stadiums of more than 20%; a growth of the national audiovisual rights and international of exponential form or an economic stability that has allowed to be the only competition of the big leagues with positive net result in the first season of the COVID".

However, the body chaired by Thebes exposed at the end of the communiqué be 'had' to "have a conversation with the RFEF of diverse subjects to improve the football like the improvement of the VAR, the coordination with the new category 1ª RFEF (previous to the professional football) or a common strategy against the Superliga European".

The proposal of Rubiales

The president of the RFEF had proposed to execute what he considers "innovative changes", as for example "reduce the number of days and take out some parties of the borders". The main intention of Rubiales, as he same has affirmed, is "to propose that there is less days and more show; it is necessary to invent and attract the attention of the more youngsters with emotion and go out of the inmovilismo".

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