FIFA pres says European Super League players would be banned from internationals

first_img IN DEMAND Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Threats of a breakaway league have reared up periodically for a number of years, and Infantino said there would be a heavy price to pay for players taking part.“You are either in or you are out,” he began.“If there are players who don’t play organised football then that encompasses everything – national leagues, confederation competitions, the Euros and the World Cup.“We have seen for many years these attempts to break away outside of the structures, going back to the 1990s. It is up to us to protect football and come up with solutions that benefit clubs and also the world football community.” Latest Transfer News FIFA president Gianni Infantino claims any footballers involved in a potential European Super League would be barred from playing international football.Leaked documents published by German magazine Der Spiegel revealed that Real Madrid have held talks about setting up a 16-team Super League, including the leading sides from English football. moving on Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ RANKED 1 LATEST targets The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer REVEALED Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing three-way race Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January TOP WORK Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti LIVING THE DREAM targets Infantino, meanwhile, defended his role in another of the stories revealed by Der Spiegel, which alleged Manchester City struck a secret deal with European football’s governing body UEFA in 2014 to avoid a potential Champions League ban for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations.New revelations published this week allege further breaches of FFP committed by City.Infantino, the head of UEFA at the time, said: “We were doing our job and saved the system and we saved European club football. We worked with the information we had at the time. If new information has come out, I’m sure UEFA will look at it.”last_img

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