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European Super League threat ‘leverage' to secure new Champions League terms, says The Athletic editor

Posted On: 11 May 2021   |   Posted By: The Empire of The Kop

Plans to form a European Super League are merely an attempt to gain leverage against UEFA, according to The Athletic's editor-in-chief, Alex Kay-Jelski.
The claim follows reports of plans supported by members of the Premier League's ‘top six' to bring about a breakaway league filled with Europe's elite clubs.
- Put out a story to put pressure on UEFA
- Get everyone in a massive, angry flap
- Take the insults because there's huge money at stake
- Come to a new CL agreement and put the super league back in the cupboard again till leverage is needed next time.
- Repeat SuperLeague
- Alex Kay-Jelski April 18, 2021
Having ourselves burst into a frothing rage over the prospect of Liverpool being a part of the proposals, it's a view that does make a certain amount of sense.

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