What is the Premier League European?
It is a new competition for European football clubs that are expected to join 20 teams and will operate on the sidelines of UEFA. Fifteen will be guaranteed each season, and the other five will be invited each season according to criteria not yet known.
Who are the founders?
12. Three Spanish players (Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona), three Italians (Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus) and six Englishmen (Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham). The number of established clubs will be 15, but the other three are still unknown. There were several reports of invitations to Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, who would have turned them down. Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid, will be the first president of this league.
What will the shape be?
From what has already been announced, the 20 teams will be divided into two groups of ten, each team playing 16 matches in the group stage. The top three in each group qualify for the quarter-finals, and the fourth and fifth seeded teams will fight for A. Hem To fill the remaining two vacancies. Then there will be the quarter-finals and semi-finals two rounds before the final. In total, this new competition will feature 197 games.
when will you start?
As it stands, and without a relapse, the European Premier League will likely start in August 2021.
How much will participants earn?
a lot. There is a € 3.5 billion cake that will be shared between the founding clubs before the first kick is kicked into the ball. At the head of each club, he will receive between 200 and 300 million euros. With all the commercial deals that will happen with the Super League (sponsorship and TV broadcast), the revenues for the participants will far exceed what the best teams currently receive in the Champions League.
Who finances This?
North American investment bank JP Morgan Chase, these soccer fanatics, is behind it. according to Financial timesThe deal was organized as follows: JP Morgan would finance the project with contracted debt for a period of 23 years, at an interest ranging between 2 and 3%, with the proceeds of television rights guaranteed, with an agreement that the clubs would pay 264 million euros for the era.
What will happen?
For the time being, the semi-finals of the Champions League and the European League will take place, with five clubs participating in this separation. After that, everything is possible. There might be an agreement between the Group of 12 and UEFA, there might not be, there might be withdrawals, and there might be some regret who gave up. The next few months will be very exciting.