Spanish Football League (La Liga)’s thirty nine clubs condemn the plans for a European Super League, involving Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. Let us share here that although the plans for a Super League appear to be dead in the water with all of the original 12 clubs involved, apart from Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, pulling out in the face of widespread opposition, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez insisted the plans remained alive in an interview on Spanish radio station, Cadena Ser on Wednesday night, Xinhua reported.
Here it is to be noted that thursday saw Barcelona president Joan Laporta, make his first declarations since Sunday’s announcement of the competition. Laporta said it was “a necessity,” but said the “club members would have the last word.”
However, here it is to be noted that the 39 clubs from La Liga and the Liga SmartBank (second division) not involved in the scheme, including Valencia, Villarreal, Sevilla, Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Betis, met at the La Liga offices in Madrid to discuss the situation and after the meeting, they published a joint statement against the Superleague.