Experts: UEFA on solid ground in legal battle with European Super League – but UEFA might have to drop the hefty fines

24 June 2021

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Photo: Alamy UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during an interview ahead of the Champions League Final last year in August.

Legal experts are confident that UEFA will win the legal battle against the European Super League.

”The regulatory authority of UEFA to allow or prohibit access to the market will likely be confirmed (in court)”, says one expert.

UEFA would probably also be allowed to penalize the founding clubs – but they might have to be less “tough” on the founding clubs and find a more proportionate sanction.

But with the legal outcome seeming so obvious why is the European Super League spending money and time on this legal battle? There is a very good reason to that explains one expert.

Experts don’t even hesitate when asked about the legal battle between UEFA and the European Super League – at this stage in the process led by Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus.

UEFA has the legal jurisdiction to protect their competitions and the European Super League’s attempt to find protection under the European Union Competition law won’t be heard.

UEFA announced on the 26th May 2021, that they had begun to consider sanctions against the remaining Super League clubs for attempting to form a new League without prior approval.

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