Proposed Super League ‘perfect task to go bankrupt’, states La Liga main

FILE Photograph: Soccer Soccer – Authentic Madrid unveil Reinier – Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain – February 18, 2020 Genuine Madrid president Florentino Perez during the push convention REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Picture

MADRID (Reuters) – La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned a breakaway European Super League would not be in the long expression pursuits of clubs, a working day soon after True Madrid main Florentino Perez spoke of an urgent need to have to reform present-day competitions.

“The Super League is a best undertaking to go bankrupt, choose on the supporters and confront the soccer authorities,” Tebas informed web site on Monday.

“The Tremendous League is unfeasible. Whoever says that this is feasible, does not know the soccer small business perfectly.”

Perez said on Sunday the COVID-19 pandemic intended football had to “innovate and seem for formulation to make sure football remains attractive,” incorporating that the recent match calendar ought to be modified to reduce the stress on players.

Previous Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu stated in October upon resigning that he experienced signed Barca up to the proposed Super League in order to retain the club viable right after using a huge financial strike owing to the pandemic.

Perez also stated the best golf equipment wanted to discover approaches to come out of the money disaster caused by the pandemic. Nevertheless, Tebas stated the strategy of a Super League, which would not be organised by UEFA, was not preferred all-around the continent, significantly amid Leading League club bosses.

“I have contacts with the largest English clubs and they are towards the Tremendous League,” he said.

“They have the finest competitors and if this Premier League design functions, if this Champions League design is operating, why do we have to modify?

“This would be a threat. We can’t get into a war over this strategy. The English are the top economic soccer powerhouse and they do not want the Tremendous League.”

Reporting by Richard Martin Editing by Christian Radnedge