La Liga president warns of legal threat to UEFA competition reform
7 May 2019
Javier Tebas says that La Liga has studied a legal challenge for three years and believes a court case “could prosper”.
244 clubs attended European Leagues meeting to discuss their concerns.
Situation is “more complicated and more serious” than previous breakaway proposals.
One of Europe’s leading leagues has been building a legal case “for at least three years” against their top clubs to prevent them from breaking away to form a closed pan-European competition.
The admission came from the president of La Liga, Javier Tebas, following a meeting of the European Leagues, the body that represents more than 900 clubs in 28 countries across Europe, in Madrid today.
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