Ander Herrera, a PSG midfielder, was one of the first footballers to openly oppose the creation of the Super League by twelve of the richest clubs in Europe. Florentino Perez, the president of Real Madrid and the new project came out of the silence to provide details on this case.
Ander Herrera says ‘no to the Super League’
“… I love football and I can’t stay silent about it, I believe in an improved Champions League, but not in the rich who steal what the people have created, which is nothing but the most beautiful sport on the planet ”, wrote the Spanish international on social media.
Faced with the wave of indignation caused by the creation of this new competition, Florentino Pérez came out of the silence to try to calm things down.
Florentino Pérez justifies himself for the Super League
In an official statement, the Spanish businessman tried to justify the creation of the Super League. If the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder, Ander Herrera, speaks of a Super League which comes to kill the “dream of popular football, the first person in charge of this new competition believes that on the contrary, this project aims rather to help football at all levels so that it occupies its place in the world. “
“We are going to help football at all levels to take its place in the world. Football is the only sport in the world with more than 4 billion followers and our responsibility, within the big clubs, is to meet the wishes of the supporters, ”said the boss of Real Madrid.
For its part, UEFA, which firmly rejects this discovery, has already threatened the players and clubs affected by this project.