Despite UEFA’s counterattack, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Juventus have still not given up on the idea of founding a closed European league that would bring together the elite of the continent’s clubs. An elite in which Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich would not be included since these two clubs were the only ones to oppose the project at the time of the sling carried out in the spring. Water has flowed under the bridges since, and while a few players have expressed their position, the superstars of the circuit have been rare to get wet. Zlatan Ibrahimovic stands out in the landscape. With his usual frankness, the Swede has expressed his opposition to the Super League.
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“Nobody thought to ask the players! “
In remarks echoed by Marca, Ibrahimovic explained why he did not see this project favorably. ” When COVID arrived, many clubs paid for it, they had no fans or sponsors, stressed the Swede. And the clubs that suffered the most tried to recover quickly. But no one thought to ask the players. The first question should have been for us. Whoever invented it was wrong, because I am the one who then has to go out into the field, ”concluded the former idol of the Parc des Princes. An exit which should not leave Nasser Al-Khelaïfi insensitive.