Borussia Dortmund insist they will not join European Super League

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Borussia Dortmund person confirmed that they volition not beryllium 1 of the clubs joining the projected Super League and volition beryllium backing the projected Champions League reform.

Borussia Dortmund volition  not articulation  the breakaway Super League. (Reuters Photo)

Borussia Dortmund volition not articulation the breakaway European Super League. (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Borussia Dortmund person confirmed they volition not beryllium joining the Super League
  • 12 elite European clubs, including Manchester United, announced breakaway Super League
  • Super League, which has faced stiff absorption from UEFA, hopes to person 20 sides successful a mostly closed format

Borussia Dortmund are afloat down the projected Champions League betterment and volition not beryllium 1 of the clubs joining the projected European Super League.

The European Super League was announced with 12 founding clubs -- AC Milan, Arsenal FC, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea FC, FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus FC, Liverpool FC, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid CF and Tottenham Hotspur. No clubs from France oregon Germany person signed up to the projected league adjacent arsenic the Super League connection said 3 much founding clubs would beryllium added to the list.

The announcement came conscionable hours earlier UEFA is owed to motion disconnected connected its ain plans for an expanded and restructured 36-team Champions League connected Monday. The Super League confirmed connected Sunday that each of the 15 founding members would get a stock of astatine slightest 3.5 cardinal euros ($4.2 billion) successful archetypal infrastructure grants.

"The committee members of the ECA came unneurotic for a virtual gathering connected Sunday evening, wherever it was agreed that the board's determination from past Friday inactive stands," Dortmund main enforcement serviceman Hans Joachim Watzke said successful a connection connected the club's website.

"This determination dictates that each clubs privation to instrumentality the projected reforms to the Champions League. The ECA committee members took a wide stance successful rejecting plans for the constitution of a Super League.

"Both German clubs connected the ECA board, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund shared precisely the aforesaid stance passim each discussions."

The 12 clubs down the breakaway Super League person called connected UEFA and FIFA to unfastened talks with them connected their caller competition.