European Football Association President Alexander Seferin said: “My view is that clubs and players must be expelled from all our games as soon as possible.”
Madrid (EUROPA PRESS)-UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin warned the clubs that created the UEFA Super League that if they choose to continue to implement their ideas, their players “will not be able to represent their national team” or ” Participating in the European Cup” or “World Cup” and calling the project “shameful and selfish”, the result is a “greedy” minority.
“My opinion is that clubs and players must be expelled from all our games as soon as possible. Players participating in the Premier League will not be able to represent their national team or participate in Europe or the World Cup. He was in the UEFA Executive Committee meeting this Monday. Announced later.
In addition, Seferin also admitted that they are still “continuing” to evaluate possible immediate measures and sanctions with the European Football Council’s legal team. He said: “However, we will take all possible measures and will notify them as soon as possible.”
The meeting on Monday was originally scheduled to confirm the changes in the format of the enlarged UEFA Champions League, but the UEFA Super League has become the center stage. He said: “UEFA and the football world are united. This is the shameful and selfish proposal we have seen in selected European clubs in the past 24 hours out of greedy motives. We are all united against this. A meaningless project.”
On the other hand, UEFA confirmed that after accepting the proposal of the European Club Association (ECA), the UEFA Champions League will increase from 32 in 2024 to 36, which will enable each participating team to participate in at least 10 games. In addition, the eight groups marked as group stage so far disappeared.
Since 100 games have been added to the tournament, measures have been taken to encourage the team to play more games in the first stage; according to the “Swiss model”, this team will be divided into 36 participants and will participate in at least 10 games according to their rankings game.
The top eight will directly receive tickets for the 16 rounds, while the other eight will be decided through the “elimination round”; those who are eliminated will participate in the Europa League, just as they are currently ranked third in the group stage.
In addition, in order to postpone the time to Bilbao, Munich and Dublin, the agency postponed the decision on whether to change the venue of the Euro 2020 games planned to decide whether to finally allow fans to enter the stadium during the game this summer. Ceferin explained: “We will make the final decision on Friday. We still have two things to resolve.”
Last Friday, Luis Rubiales, president of the Spanish Real Football League (RFEF), pointed out that if UEFA excludes Bilbao as the venue for the game, Sevilla La Catuja Stadium will be his Of the agencies considered the “first choice” in Spanish
UEFA hopes that fans can participate in the game, but if it is not possible, it will not automatically cancel the city’s hosting rights. Glasgow, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Budapest, Bucharest, St. Petersburg and Baku have confirmed that they will accept the public.