Super League: Football’s rulers use carrots and sticks to bring clubs back into the fold

12 May 2021

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Photo: Alamy Offthepitch.com understands that talks between UEFA and London-based Centricus Asset Management to raise €6 billion to help fund its club competitions are now at an advanced stage. Pictured is UEFA president Aleksander Čeferin (left).

Planned €6 billion fund will advance UEFA competition earnings in attempt to offset Covid losses and replace Super League “golden hello”.

Ongoing discussions about how English clubs should be punished, while FA remain secretive about their own investigation.

Time running out for last-standing rebels to compete in Europe next season.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

UEFA has launched a disciplinary investigation into the three clubs who have refused to renounce the breakaway Super League.

It is understood that the investigation may take a month, with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus facing two year Champions League bans for their continued involvement in the project – although their failure to adhere to UEFA licensing conditions may see their involvement next season stopped anyway by the end of this month.

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