But since then, leading European clubs have issued press releases stating that they are against ESL. Meanwhile, even La Liga and Ligue 1 have issued statements against Super League, as well as the British government.
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The only members of the ESL are Real Madrid and Barcelona, and both clubs have expressed their support for it.
Manchester United said in a statement that they are against a breakaway league and are committed to UEFA. Our positionsa. In a statement, Dortmund club chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke said: Borussia Dortmund will study the ECJ’s decision in detail as soon as we know all the grounds for the ruling. However, we are already convinced that the conclusions that can be drawn from the ECJ ruling are not in line with UEFA’s outdated statutes, which were already amended in June 2022.
The European Club Association (ECA) and UEFA have formed a partnership which makes it pointless to consider UEFA as a monopoly. Thanks to the agreements concluded under this joint pthem leagues and ensure qualification for European competitions through performance on the pitch each season, the statement further read.
Meanwhile, the UK government does not allow Premier League clubs to join the ESL. In an interview with the Independent newspaper, a British government spokesman said: The attempt to create a bThe runaway competition has become a defining moment in English soccer and has drawn widespread condemnation from fans, clubs and the government.
At the time, we took decisive action by initiating a fan-led review of soccer governance, which called for the creation of a new independent p
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