Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund were the first foreign teams In taking a position on the ruling of the European Court of Justice. Both the British and Germans have positioned themselves against the creation of a Premier League.
Close the door from the Premier League to the Premier League
Accordingly, The Premier League also issued its own global statement A complete rejection of the new competition format which, as of today, has the green light to go ahead.
He added: “Today’s ruling does not support the Premier League, and the Premier League continues to reject such a concept.”He added: “Fans are extremely important to football and they have repeatedly made clear their opposition to a ‘separate’ competition that breaks the link between domestic and European football.”
Fans play a vital role in football, and they have repeatedly made their opposition clear.
“The Premier League confirms its commitment to the clear principles of open competition that underpin the success of domestic and international club competitions.”
“Football thrives on the competitiveness created by promotion and relegation, the annual rankings on merit from national leagues and cups to international club competitions and rivalries and the long-standing rituals that come with weekends dedicated to national football.”
Ligue 1 joins the cause
He does so with the words of the competition chairman. Vicente Labrure issued a statement stating that “The LFP unequivocally supports the competitions organized by UEFA. “Nothing can replace the legitimacy, credibility and prestige of European competitions that have been organized for more than 60 years.” The tournament is joined individually by Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco, among others.
Manchester United statement
Manchester United issued the following statement in response to today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice regarding the European Premier League:
Our position has not changed. We are fully committed to participating in UEFA competitions and to cooperating positively with UEFA, the Premier League and other clubs through the European Club Association for the continued development of European football.
Bayern Munich statement
Following today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the Premier League case, Jan Christian Driessen, CEO of FC Bayern Munich and Vice-President of the European Club Association (ECA), commented as follows:
“We have taken note of the ruling of the European Court of Justice. However, this does not change the position of FC Bayern Munich and the European Club Association that such a competition would represent an attack on the importance of national leagues and the rigidity of European football.” The Bundesliga forms the basis of FC Bayern Munich, as do all leagues. Nationalism is the basis of European football clubs. Therefore, it is our duty and our deep conviction to strengthen it, not weaken it. We also support European club competitions under the UEFA umbrella. So once again, it is very clear: Bayern Munich’s door remains closed to the Premier League.
Borussia Dortmund, according to its president Hans-Joachim Watzke, will study the ruling of the European Court of Justice in detail. But the German leader pointed out: “We are already convinced that the conclusions that can be drawn from the ruling of the European Court of Justice do not correspond to those that are currently circulating in the media. It is not for nothing that the Court of Justice made clear in its press release that the decision does not “mean” that a competition such as the Premier League should necessarily be allowed. For Borussia Dortmund, regardless of discussions about the referee, the following applies: We are not available for the Premier League.
Paris Saint-Germain statement
He added: “Paris Saint-Germain completely and completely rejects any plan for the so-called Premier League, which has been like this since day one and will always remain like this.”
As a proud European institution, Paris Saint-Germain upholds the principles of the European sporting model, the values of open competition and inclusion, and works with all recognized stakeholders in European football, especially the fans and players, who are the heart of the game. “.
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