Real Madrid, Barcelona & Juventus have said they will continue with their plans for a European Super League, claiming to have successfully argued against any form of punishment by UEFA.
What to know about the proposed Super League breakaway
A new format of European football was proposed earlier this year, spearheaded by 12 clubs and their presidents. However UEFA passed action against the ESL in June.
Twelve clubs announced themselves as parts/founders of the Super League in April. But the proposed breakaway competition collapsed within 72 hours after nine teams withdrew and fan protest, opposition from footballing bodies UEFA, FIFA and domestic leagues.
Juventus, Barca & Real Madrid remain the only sides not to have renounced the ESL and have shown their intentions to develop the Super League project.
They released a statement to establish their confidence that the European Super League remains saying
Clubs participating in European competitions have the right to govern their own competitions
The clubs also added
We are pleased that going forward we will no longer be subject to UEFA’s ongoing threat
Does this mean the ESL could still take place?