European Super League, live updates: reactions, participating clubs, Florentino Pérez, UEFA statement.. - AS English

3 weeks ago 18

European Super League: latest news - live

European Super League: headlines

- Real Madrid president and new Super League chairman, Florentino Pérez spoke live on Spanish TV on Monday night stating that the initiative has been set up to "save football". (full story)

- Liverpool manager Klopp and club captain James Milner both admit they they do not support the breakaway

- UEFA president Ceferin says breakaway clubs will be banned as soon as possible

- Former United legend David Beckham issues statement rallying against the new breakaway

- Both LaLiga and the Premier League are to hold separate meetings without the breakaway clubs

- More players add their voices against the Super League: Bamford, Podolski, Pavard, Herrera and Norway manager Solbakken

further reading:

Chelsea and Manchester City are wavering about joining the European Super League

The Guardian's Sean Ingle reports on how the Manchester and London SW6 clubs are wavering following the massive fallout following Sunday's breakaway announcement.

Full article here

One breakaway club exec.: “This is not what we signed up for”

Sky Sports Kaveh Solhekol with some insight on how the Premier Clubs are handling the backlash.

'Let's shorten football games to cater for a younger audience'

New ESL head Florentino Perez speaking on Spanish television last night with a focus on the younger audience

Follow UEFA's Committee congress live here:

The congress is being hosted by UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin with inevitable the Super League proposal dominating much of the event


Everton FC issue statement

The 'blue side' of the city of Liverpool issued a strongly worded statement this morning condeming the six Premier League clubs involved in the ESL plan.

James Corden makes powerful plea against Super League plans: "It's the end of the sport we love"

The English television presenter James Corden made an angry and impassioned plea against plans for a European soccer Super League on Monday's episode The Late Late Show, repeatedly describing the controversial scheme as "disgusting" and saying that he was "heartbroken.

FSG will be 'run out' of Liverpool if Klopp departs: Carragher

Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) will be "run out" of the club in a week if they lose manager Juergen Klopp over the breakaway European Super League, former defender Jamie Carragher said.

A group of 12 top European clubs, including Liverpool, said on Sunday they were launching the breakaway competition, sparking outrage across football and beyond.

Klopp told Sky Sports on Monday that his opinion on a breakaway league had not changed since 2019 when he said he hoped it would never happen.

"The biggest thing is everyone's against it ... Klopp spoke about this in 2019 and made his stance very clear," Carragher said.

"If Liverpool lose their manager on the back of this in the next 12 months, then the owners will be run out of that club in a week. I can assure you of that."

French minister Beaune urges UEFA to take tough measures over Super League

French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune told France Info radio on Tuesday that he wanted European soccer's governing body UEFA to take tough measures in the coming days against the planned breakaway Super League.

He added he congratulated French clubs, such as Paris Saint Germain (PSG), for not having signed up to the Super League.

"It puts money above pleasure," said Beaune, as he criticised the Super League.

Twelve of Europe's top clubs launched the breakaway Super League on Sunday, launching what is set to be a bitter battle for control of the game and its revenue.

David Beckham against European Super League

The co-owner of Inter Miami CF and former Manchester United and Real Madrid player spoke against the creation of the European Super League.

Florentino Pérez on European Super League: "We are doing this to save football"

Real Madrid and ESL president Florentino Pérez believes the controversial European Super League breakaway will actually serve to "save" football.

Full story

A reminder that the clubs in question are:

England: Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Manchester City & Manchester United

Italy: Juventus, Inter & AC Milan

Spain: Atletico Madrid, FC Barcelona & Real Madrid

Hello and welcome to our rolling live feed bring you all the latest news, reaction and fallout from Sunday night's seismic announcement that 12 clubs are set to form a breakaway European Super League.

Read Entire Article