Joan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona, has not buried the Super League project.
All clubs had spoken on the European Super League fiasco, except the FC Barcelona. And this Thursday, its president Joan Laporta finally communicated. In an interview given to the Spanish television channel TV3, the Catalan said the closed league was a ” need », As recognized last night by his counterpart from Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, at the microphone of the SER string. However, Laporta remained cautious, repeating that “ the last word will go to the socios ».
« Big clubs provide a lot of resources and we have to say our respect for the financial distribution. It must be (the Super League, note) an attractive competition, based on sporting merit. We are the defenders of the national leagues and we are open to an open dialogue with UEFA. We need more resources to make this a great show. I think there will be an agreement. There has been pressure on some clubs, but the proposal still exists », Added the president of the club blaugrana.
On note a difference in position vis-à-vis the Super League at Laporta. « The Super League represents everything that is wrong with football. It’s all about money, you lose the essence of fine sport. I do not support the European Super League “, Declared the Spaniard during his presidential campaign.
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