Italy’s Serie A called an exigence board assembly on Sunday to examine a newspaper report saying broadcaster DAZN is engaged in new plans for a breakaway European Super League, a league source told Reuters.
Serie The meeting, called by league president Paolo Dal Pino, comes ahead of Monday’s UEFA executive committee at which plans to enlarge and reform the Champions League, changing the format from 2024, are hoped to be agreed. The source told Reuters that the league had recently become aware of the plans for a breakaway project and the possibility involvement of DAZN. Corriere DELLO Sport reported that DAZN, which is owned by billionaire Len BLAVATNIK’S entry Industries,
has been working on the formation of this 16-team league, featuring the top clubs in Europe, for some time. The newspaper did not allude a source for the report. DAZN was not immediately available for note.
UEFA declined to note .In January, European media reported plans for a breakaway European league, recover a record which outlined a 20-team league, outside of UEFA’s control, made up of 15 permanent members and five who would qualify for the competition annually. Since then leading clubs in the European Club Association (ECA) have been negotiate with UEFA over a new extended and restructured tournament.