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A European Super League would violate EU competition law – as would UEFA’s proposed reforms of the Champions League Tsjalle van der Burg - London school of Economics Blog - 20/02/2021

Now May 20 2021 a publication in Italy:

Superlega e nuova Champions League, dov'è la concorrenza? | T. van der Burg (lavoce.info)

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A European Super League would violate EU competition law – as would UEFA’s proposed reforms of the Champions League

The last year has seen mounting speculation that some of Europe’s top football clubs are preparing to establish their own European Super League. Tsjalle van der Burg argues that given a European Super League would violate European competition law, the European Commission should step in and forbid it. This would empower European football’s governing body, UEFA, to reform football for the benefit of supporters.

Since 1998, major European football clubs have threatened several times to leave UEFA competitions and start a European Super League. Until now, the threats have always ended with UEFA reforming its competitions to the advantage of the big clubs. As a result, many big clubs can qualify for the Champions League more easily now, and they get a larger share of the revenues from European competitions.

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https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2021/02/20/a-european-super-league-would-violate-eu-competition-law-as-would-uefas-proposed-reforms-of-the-champions-league/