ECA Interview: "What we are trying to explore is how to build a little bit more certainty and security for teams outside of that top tier"

6 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images "Never at any point in time was there a closed league put on the table, in other words completely closing off any access from domestic competitions," says Charlie Marshall in an exclusive interview with Off The Pitch.

European Club Association managing director Charlie Marshall talks to offthepitch.com about proposals that have met with widespread concerns from the leagues.

Uncertain timetable for reforms process as UEFA and ECA gather feedback and counter-proposals from stakeholders.

ECA holds meetings with club representatives throughout October.

Despite resistance and opposition from domestic leagues to European club competition reforms, European Club Association managing director Charlie Marshall says that progress is being made.

"There are plenty of constructive voices with whom we will all sit down and work out how it needs to develop," he tells offthepitch.com in an exclusive interview.

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