The European Superleague “could start in five months”, that is to say next September, entrusted Anas Laghari, secretary general of this new competition, in an interview with the newspaper Le Parisien.
During the night from Sunday to Monday, twelve clubs (Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Juventus Turin, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid) announced the creation of a European Superleague. But if the format of this semi-closed league has been unveiled, its launch date was still very vague until now, L’Équipe evoking a possible start in the 2022-2023 season.
In an interview with Le Parisien newspaper, Anas Laghari, secretary general of the European Superleague, gave more details on this issue. According to this close friend of Florentino Pérez, “everything could start in five months”, even in the event of a disagreement with UEFA. Five months, a start in September 2021, a date that does not correspond to the standard schedule communicated by The Super League, initially evoking the first meetings in August.
While UEFA did not hesitate to put pressure on the clubs participating in this new competition, the same Anas Laghari explained that the European Superleague is “prepared for this”, before slipping that the threats of exclusions are not “not legal”. The soap opera is in full swing.