Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus issue a joint statement to UEFA over ESL fiasco.
The three clubs refuse to back down from the proposed idea. Say that they are being threatened and targetted by UEFA and FIFA.
The clubs have issued a statement that says, “The founding clubs have suffered, and continue to suffer, unacceptable third-party pressures, threats, and offenses to abandon the project.”
This is intolerable under the rule of law”
The statements were released on the official websites of the club earlier today.
Nine of the European Super League clubs have been given a financial punishment by UEFA.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City, Man United & Spurs, plus AC Milan, Inter Milan & Atletico have agreed a £13.4m goodwill contribution to grassroots football.
— Ollie Bayliss (@Ollie_Bayliss) May 7, 2021
The nine other sides namely Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Atletico Madrid have been penalized for their actions in the formation of a breakaway league, though these penalties are quite small.
But the 3 sides, Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Juventus have refused to back down from their stand and face a greater chance of being penalized more severely.
The clubs express solidarity to each other and have conveyed that they will use all legal means necessary to counter the punishments that they might face.