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Macron & Johnson v. Superlega: “The Wrong Project” – Corriere.it

President of France Emmanuel Macron And the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson They have spoken out against the possibility that some of the most important European football clubs will form the new Super League (Here is an explanation of the project).

The official statement issued by the Elysee, sent to Reuters, said that the president “supports the position of French clubs that have refused to participate in the project,” which “undermines the principle of solidarity and merit in sport.”

France continues the Elysee statement, “It will support all steps taken by the French League, UEFA and FIFA” for the sake of Protect the integrity of federal, national and European competitions».

On the same line as the wave Boris Johnson, Who wrote on Twitter that “the plans for the European Premier League will harm football: We support the football authorities in their decisions. These plans will strike the National Championships to heart and cause fans concern across the country. “Concerned clubs must respond to their fans and the entire football community before taking further steps.”

According to rumors, Superlega has also been invited to Paris Saint-GermainWho would have rejected the offer. They will also say no Bayern Monaco and Borussia Dortmund. Next to Real Madrid, Juventus and Manchester United, The companies referred to as the project makers, would have shown an interest Barcelona, ​​Atletico Madrid, Milan, Inter, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham.

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A few hours ago, the European Football Association (UEFA) released – along with the Italian, Spanish and English leagues A very harsh statement Who announced that any club intending to join the Premier League will find themselves Excluded from competitions at the national and European level, And he will force his players to it Excluding them from their national teams. “As previously announced by FIFA and the six federations,” the statement said, “The participating clubs will be excluded from any other competition, whether national, European or international, and their players will be deprived of the opportunity to represent the national team.” Details of great interest for Johnson – and for Macron, who was in the stadium, in 2018, to watch Blues Victory in the last World Cup.


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April 18, 2021 (Change to April 18, 2021 | 21:50)

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