The Real Madrid president confirmed again, Saturday, that the European League is the “only solution” to saving football, and that there is a binding contract that links clubs to the project until 2025, even those who withdrew from the competition.
The creation of the Superliga was announced on Sunday, but just two days later, it was suspended after 10 of the 12 creators – AC Milan, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and. Tottenham – surrendered, leaving only Barcelona and Real Madrid.
In spite of this, Florentino Perez, Real Madrid president, has confirmed once again that the Premier League is able to advance that clubs “cannot leave” the project due to a binding contract.
“I will not begin now to explain what a binding contract is, but come on: the clubs cannot leave. Because of the pressure they have suffered, they had to say that they will leave. But this project and another very similar project will go ahead and I hope so soon,” he said in interviews with The AS newspaper, reiterating that the Premier League “is the only solution” to save football.
“I am not sorry that I presented the project in this way, because if I had done it otherwise, the reaction of those disenfranchised would have been the same. In January, the UEFA president had already issued harsh warnings against the Super League. We wanted to discuss the details with UEFA. But they didn’t even give us time. They organized an organized process that I had never seen before. The Super League project is the best thing that has ever been done to help football. “Football has been hit hard because its economy is at risk and we have to adapt to the times in which we live. in it. The Premier League does not conflict with domestic leagues and aims to distribute more money in football. “