A leaked request sent to Real Madrid final month appears to uncover that skeleton are still ongoing for a long-speculated European Super League featuring a continent’s tip football clubs.
An Oct. 22 email to Real Madrid from Madrid-based investment organisation Key Capital Partners enclosed a “binding tenure sheet” of 11 clubs and 5 “initial guests” to form a breakaway, private league, according to mixed news outlets that perceived a request among thousands of others from a “Football Leaks” whistleblower platform.
Reports of a intensity new joining for Europe’s tip clubs have persisted for years, many particularly in 2016 when officials from English clubs met in London with American businessman Charlie Stillitano, a owner of a International Champions Cup summer contest in a United States.
Information per that assembly was also enclosed in a “Football Leaks” documents, German repository Der Spiegel reported. And yet zero ever came of those talks, a email to Real Madrid purports to uncover that a thought of a Super League is distant from dead.
According to Der Spiegel, a tenure piece in a email awaited signatures antiquated Nov 2018 from 11 “founders” — Spain’s Barcelona and Real Madrid; England’s Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United; Italy’s Juventus and AC Milan; France’s Paris Saint-Germain; and Germany’s Bayern Munich.
Under a skeleton summarized in a documents, those clubs would register a association to classify a “European Super League,” of that they would be members for 20 years, incompetent for relegation. To begin, a founders afterwards would be assimilated by 5 other guest clubs — Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan, Marseille and Roma.
It also mentions a second joining of teams that could face those initial guest for a possibility of graduation to a Super League.
The devise summarized in a papers reportedly creates no discuss of UEFA, European football’s ruling body, that organises a Champions League. While such a Super League expected would reinstate a Champions League, it is not famous how it would impact clubs’ domestic leagues.
Der Spiegel reported that Real Madrid and Key Capital Partners declined to comment. But a repository also quoted Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke as observant a papers infer it is “clear” that discussions are ongoing.
“I also trust that a few of Europe’s vast clubs are clearly operative on it,” Watzke said, yet he remarkable that a skeleton are “not really concrete.”
Watzke also pronounced Dortmund underneath no resources would leave a German Bundesliga, though over that, a bar would “keep all the options open.”