The names of three potential newcomers to the European Super League have been revealed. This was announced on April 19 by the journalist Nikolo Schira.
Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig and Porto may take part in the first draw of the new tournament, he said in Twitter…
According to Skira, the issue of their joining the Super League will be resolved within the next few days.
At the same time, Bayern is the current winner of the Champions Cup.
Among the clubs that have announced their participation in the Super League are Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico , Inter, Milan and Juventus.
On April 18, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Football Association of England (FA) issued a statement on the creation of the Super League.
The tournament is a planned annual competition in which a selected group of leading European clubs will participate. Founded by twelve clubs, three more are expected to join. As a result, 15 clubs will become permanent members of the Super League, and five more will be able to apply for participation in it annually.
The announcement was made ahead of a meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee, which planned to update the format and expand the UEFA Champions League from the 2024-25 season. The announcement of the creation of a new tournament caused a negative reaction from UEFA and a number of football associations in England, Italy and Spain – clubs from these countries were the founders of the Super League.
As follows from the statement, clubs joining the Super League will be banned from playing in other competitions at the European, national or global level. The players of these teams will also not be able to defend the colors of their national teams.
The head of the Super League was the president of Real Madrid Florentino Perez, the vice-president of the tournament was the president of Juventus Andrea Agnelli. Super League matches will be held in the middle of the week, writes Sport-Express.