Manchester United , Chelsea and Liverpool could be among several
clubs to be banned from the Champions League by UEFA as talks
over a breakaway European Super League rumble on.
With an announcement set to take place on Sunday evening,
English, Spanish and Italian sides are said to have signed up with
German and French clubs not involved.
Manchester City, Tottenham and Arsenal are said to have been in
talks, with the Premier League stating that they “condemns any
proposal that attacks the principles of open competition and
According to French outlet RMCsport, there will be only English,
Spanish and Italian clubs involved in the initial announcement –
and they could face sanctions down the line.
The clubs named are United, Liverpool, City, Arsenal, Chelsea,
Tottenham, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan,
AC Milan and Juventus.
The Super League is seen as a direct challenge to UEFA, who are
planning to announce a new format to the Champions League to
begin in 2024.
The Times had initially reported the involvement of five English
clubs without City, with European Club Association chairman and
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli leading plans.
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