PSG president spoke positively about the new Champions League format, comparing the tournament to the Super League

PSG president spoke positively about the new Champions League format, comparing the tournament to the Super League

President PSG Nasser Al-Khelaifi commented positively on the new Champions League format, which will be changed from the 2024/25 season.

UEFA previously announced a change in the format of the Champions League from 2024. 36 clubs will take part in the group stage instead of 32. The two most successful leagues will receive two additional places in the tournament, this which will allow clubs to count on a place in the Champions League even in the event of an unsuccessful performance in the final. national championship.

“Football is based on tradition, but it has to be creative and bring something new. Much more can be done to attract fans and make the game even more exciting. You can talk about everything that happens around the players and the game. The future format of the Champions League, thanks to a significant increase in income, already shows that we can grow and develop at the level of all clubs, and favoring only two or three clubs in the Super League, quoted Al- Khelaifi. saying from La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Last April, 12 European clubs announced the creation of the Super League. It included the Spaniards “Real”, “Atletico”, “Barcelona”, the Italians “Milan”, “Inter”, “Juventus”, the English “Arsenal”, “Chelsea”, “Manchester City”, “Manchester United”, “Liverpool”. “,” Tottenham. Subsequently, amid criticism, nine clubs refused to take part in the project, in which Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus remain interested.

Later, the Superleague decided to sue UEFA, the case is being considered by the European Court of Justice, based in Luxembourg. The tournament founders claim that UEFA and FIFA breached EU antitrust laws by blocking the creation of the Super League.

Source : MatchTV

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