In our latest Explained we take a closer look at the reasons PSG and Bayern Munich stayed away from the European Super League from the start.
In Germany we explore how the 50+1 ownership rule would have made it very difficult for the Bavarian giants to join, even if they wanted, and how the strength tradition in the country meant other Bundesliga giants like RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund both said no to the competition.
Over in France, we flesh out the complex relationship between UEFA and PSG Chairman Nasser al-Khelaifi. An integral figure within Football’s governing bodies, the al-Khelaifi had a lot at stake when it came to preserving the status quo. While his other dealings including the Qatar World Cup, and beIn Sports media rights in France would have made signing up to the Super League a potentially devastating decision for his club and country!
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25 apr. 2021