Juventus president Andrea Agnelli says failed European Super League project a 'desperate cry of alarm'
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the three holdouts and Italian officials have said that Juventus risks being excluded from Serie A if it doesn’t renounce the breakaway league.
The nine-time reigning champions finished fourth in Serie A this season, exiting the Champions League in the last-16, and snatching a berth in next season's competition on the final day.
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli was among the leaders of the 12-team Super League which collapsed in 48 hours amid pressure from fans and politicians.
Super League no longer exists without English clubs, confirms Juventus president Andrea Agnelli's team
All six English clubs - Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea - pulled out of the European Super League.
Florentino Perez last week began his sixth term as Real Madrid president. He helped the club recover from its own financial problems when he first arrived in 2000. Now he feels it’s football in general that needs his help.
Investors seemed to agree with Andrea Agnelli's move over European Super League, with Juventus shares soaring 18% in trading Monday on the Milan stock exchange.
They plan to leave the UEFA-sanctioned Champions League and start their new tournament "as soon as possible", with plans for three more founding members to join and five other clubs to be invited annually.
The changes are essentially all about creating a new format for the group stage, replacing the existing structure in place since 2003.
We take a look at some of the reaction to the news of breakaway European Super League by 12 of the biggest clubs.
European football split as elite clubs like Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United threaten breakaway league
The Premier League wrote to clubs on Sunday saying its rules prevent clubs joining competitions without its approval and urging them to distance themselves from any Super League.
The proposals on the table would lead to a complete overhaul of how the group stage of Europe's premier club competition works from 2024.
From Swiss System at group stage to more matches, here's what reformed UEFA Champions League will look like
Plans for what the reformed version of the Champions League — supposed to stave off the threat of a breakaway Super League — will look like are already an open secret. This is how things are set to change:
Champions League: Announcement on sweeping changes to tournament format to be made in April, says UEFA
Last week European Leagues, a body representing the interests of clubs and leagues in 30 countries across the continent, said UEFA would make a decision on the expected changes at a meeting this Wednesday.
A UEFA-led proposal to change its clubs competitions in 2024 — abolishing traditional four-team groups and adding 100 Champions League games in a 36-team format — was being presented to more than 200 European Club Association members
Coppa Italia: Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte apologises for 'reacting badly to provocation' in Juventus defeat
Ex-Juve boss Conte appeared to show the finger to his former club's directors at half-time, while footage from broadcaster RAI at the end of the match showed the hosts' chairman Andrea Agnelli apparently telling Conte to "shut up".
European football clubs chief Andrea Agnelli warns of losses up to $10.3 billion due to coronavirus pandemic
The Deloitte Football Money League report showed combined revenue of the top 20 richest clubs in Europe in 2019/20 had dropped by $1.33 billion compared to the previous season
The nine-time reigning Serie A champions reported a deficit which included the 39.9m euro shortfall from the previous financial year.
Coronavirus Outbreak: European football clubs facing $4.5 billion loss in revenue due to pandemic, says ECA study
ECA chairman Andrea Agnelli, who is also the president of Italian club Juventus, has called the pandemic “a real existential threat” to the football industry.
Chiellini, who has a master's degree in business administration, was the main go-between for players and management when the squad agreed to forgo 90 million euros in wages to help the club
Serie A: Juventus president Andrea Agnelli seeks €300 million boost from shareholders for global expansion of club
Juventus president Andrea Agnelli on Thursday asked the club's shareholders to approve a €300 million ($333 million) capital increase to help expand the Italian club's global ambitions.