The top 12 clubs have confirmed the formation, a Super League getaway format
A group of 12 major European clubs have confirmed their intention to launch the European Super League.
Plans broke reports on Sunday, which he has fulfilled an impressive reaction from a large part of the football world.
It has now been confirmed that a few teams, including Premier League side Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool, are organizing a malicious competition.
What did they say?
A document released late Sunday said: “Twelve major football clubs in Europe have come together today to agree to create a new half-week competition, the Super League governed by their Super Club.
“AC Milan, Arsenal, Atlético Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd, Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur have joined as founding clubs. It is expected that three more clubs will join before the opening season, who intends to start as soon as possible.
“From now on, the Founding Clubs hope to hold discussions with UEFA and FIFA in order to work together to achieve the best results for the new league and football as a whole.
“The formation of the Superliga has accelerated stability in the current European economic model. In addition, for several years, the Founding Clubs have aimed to improve their existing quality and intensity.
“The pandemic has shown that a strategic and sustainable business approach is needed to improve the value and support for the benefit of the entire European football pyramid. In recent months there has been a wide-ranging dialogue with football actors about the future format of European competitions. such as the need to provide high-quality matches and additional economic resources for the overall football pyramid. “
Who are the powerful?
Real president Florentino Perez has been confirmed as president of the new league.
“We will support football at all levels and take it to the right place in the world. Football is the only sport in the world with more than four billion fans in the world and the responsibility of big clubs is to meet their wishes,” he claimed.
Andrea Agnelli, the president of Juventus, is the vice-president of the Super League.
He added: “Our 12 founding clubs represent billions of fans from around the world and 99 European trophies. nurturing a passion for the game by giving fans a regular stream of regular titles, while providing them with engaging role models. ”
What will be the format?
According to the statement, the competition will work as follows:
“20 participating clubs with 15 founding clubs and five other teams to qualify each year according to the achievements of the previous season.
“Weekend work with all the participating clubs, who continue to compete in their national leagues, while maintaining the traditional home game calendar, which remains at the core of the club’s game.
“With clubs playing in both teams starting in August, both at home and away, the top three from each team will automatically qualify for the quarter-finals. Teams that finish fourth and fifth will compete in a two-legged play-off for the remaining quarterfinals. “The two – legged elimination format will be used to reach the final at the end of May, and will be tabled as a single job in a neutral venue.”