“I shall be in Nyon subsequent week to debate with UEFA. That is my conception of dialogue: to hearken to the opposite celebration and to have contradictory discussions, as a result of we will definitely not be capable to agree on all the pieces.. Here’s what Bernd Reichart stated lately within the podcast “Einfach mal Luppen” by Toni Kroos. New CEO of the Tremendous League promoter, the 48-year-old man spoke at size in an interview with AS. The chance for the German chief to defend this venture all the time hoped for by Actual Madrid, Juventus and Barça, to a lesser extent.
Decided to launch this new competitors by 2024-2025, the boss of A22 Sports activities Administration – an organization based mostly in Spain, which was created with the goal of sponsoring this Tremendous League venture – needs to reopen the controversy with the Union of European Soccer Associations. Irrespective of the quite a few expenses from La Liga or the threats of strike, for Bernd Reichart: this Tremendous League should see the sunshine of day, and this for a lot of causes. Pending the decision of the Advocate Common of the Court docket of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) within the open dispute for abuse of a dominant place on the a part of UEFA, the native of Scheidegg was assured. “Now we have confidence within the courts of the European Union and we’ll abide by their judgement”first launched Reichart, referring to the advisory opinion which shall be issued on December 15, earlier than a ultimate determination in 2023.
The boss of the Tremendous League desires to reform the system!
Questioned, subsequently, on the contours of this stillborn venture, Bernd Reichart delivered an extended argument based mostly on two details: the standard of the present provided and the attraction of the general public. “Now we have to strike a steadiness as a result of we can’t put gamers’ well being in danger. It appears to me that the vital factor is to not speak about extra matches, however about higher matches. Actually, within the new Champions League format after 2024, I don’t see that being thought of. Quite the opposite, it aggravates the present state of affairs. I see extra unimportant matches. The system should be reviewed and redefined as a result of it wants main reforms”launched the 48-year-old man, instantly focusing on the present UEFA decisions.
“We could be content material with younger individuals watching twenty seconds of a sport on TikTok or we will react and work to make issues higher. It begins with exhibiting higher video games week after week. Providing the very best soccer should be the locomotive of the venture., then defended the CEO of the promoter firm. A direct response to accusations of “faux information” made by La Liga this Friday. La Liga denounced, in truth, a “faux information” on the query of the supposed incapability of soccer to seduce younger individuals. As such, the occasion relied, specifically, on knowledge from TikTok: “60% of customers eat soccer, which is probably the most watched sports activities content material on this platform”.
Lastly, to answer those that are anxious about an elitist competitors, a closed or semi-closed mannequin, devaluing the nationwide championships, Bernd Reichart assured that there was not any query of everlasting members and that the long run format was not but outlined. Earlier than sending a spade to his detractors and to UEFA: “What do you consider the Six Nations Event, a event reserved for all times for six European choices to the exclusion of all of the others? The one query for debate is whether or not UEFA is a monopoly., thus concluded the chief, referring to the varied closed competitions, already current, such because the Euroleague in basketball or the Six Nations Event in rugby. One factor is for certain, this Tremendous League has not completed dividing.
🗣️ “La Superliga no será una competición excluyente ni cerrada. No habrá miembros permanents”
🗣️ “Creo que hay que poner encima de la mesa los issues del fútbol”
— Diario AS (@diarioas) November 5, 2022