European Clubs Attempt to Form Breakaway European Super League

Football Leaks: Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal And Manchester City Allegedly Involved In Plans For A European Super League

Europe football 'Super League' plan leaked

In their report, they assert that Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had "betrayed" the smaller clubs around Europe by being involved in plans to undermine the Champions League, a competition that is becoming increasingly hard to reach for teams from lesser footballing nations.

"Real Madrid then chose to follow a path that was rather unusual in the world of ego-driven, competitive football: Together with six other top clubs, the Spaniards assembled a kind of task force that would look into the establishment of a Super League".

In the documents released there are several details about 16 clubs who have been talking about the idea secretly, and according to one of the more recent documents there is a growing sense for this to happen with clubs being asked to sign a document.

It has been revealed in the latest round of the Football Leaks that the top European clubs are negotiating to create an entirely new competition that can undermine the Champions League.

The plans outlined in the documents showcased intentions for the clubs to register a company to organise the "European Super League" of which they would be permanent members for 20 years, ineligible for relegation.

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is considering legal action over a report the German giants are involved in plans to launch an 18-team European "Super League" in 2021. Roma, Atlético Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Marseille and Internazionale are down as 'initial guests'.

Paris St-Germain published a lengthy statement on their website, in which they said: "Paris Saint-Germain has always acted in absolute compliance with the laws and regulations issued by sports institutions". According to the document, the league would begin operating in the 2021 season.

Information regarding that meeting was also included in the "Football Leaks" documents, German magazine Der Spiegel reported.

"Fewer games and more money".

It is claimed they "went behind the backs of UEFA and other clubs to work on the option of leaving their national leagues and associations". There would also be a knockout round once the league phase is complete.

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