UEFA has suspended legal action against three Super League rebels.© AFP
The governing body of European football has suspended legal action against UEFA in Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona in an effort to launch a European Super League Fugitive League. “UEFA’s appeal body has taken the decision until further notice of the proceedings,” UEFA said on Wednesday without specifying their reasons. Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona held on to nine of their original 12 clubs when they withdrew and closed the deal with UEFA. The six English sides involved reached a financial deal with the Premier League last Wednesday, totaling £ 22 million ($ 31 million).
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham announced themselves among the founding members of the competition in April, but the project quickly fell apart after widespread opposition.
Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and AC Milan have joined for a season to give up five per cent of the revenue from UEFA competitions and pay a combined donation of 15 million euros ($ 18 million) to support grassroots and youth football. Europe.
UEFA then announced that it was opening a formal disciplinary procedure against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus for “a potential breach of UEFA’s legal framework”.
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