UEFA and the European Club Association have categorically ruled out a European Super League, adding no discussions have taken place between nightclubs on the subject\.
Both organisations held a press conference in Brussels reiterating their commitment to working together to shape soccer in years to come.
ECA leader Andrea Agnelli along with UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin – who is also chairman of both Juventus – addressed several issues relating to soccer governance.
Both guys denied any current talks have occurred between clubs regarding a potential European Super League after breakaway plans were released by Soccer Leaks and released by German magazine Der Speigel.
“What is ruled out, and has to be ruled out, is a Super League,” Agnelli said.
“This is extremely important to me up to the ECA is worried and Juventus is concerned, because I represent Juventus.
“In 2018, there haven’t been any discussions about a Super League. After the leaks came out a couple of weeks ago president Ceferin and that I had a conversation about it because evidently there were some documents.
“My response was a simple’No, I really know nothing about it’. That is what helps build associations – that trust.
“What I could rule out – from a Juventus standpoint and an ECA perspective – is that no talks about a Super League are completed because 2015. That was the last time that we did, as a group of clubs, talk about the possible consequences of a Super League.”
UEFA president Ceferin included:”A Super League is out of the matter. What was interesting to me was discussed it in 2018 and that there was a document stating something will occur.
“We spoke with each of the huge nightclubs and [they suggested ] that there were not any critical discussions concerning this, 99 per cent didn’t even know anything was happening.”