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City and PSG damage Euro football: Tebas

MACAU - MARCH 06: The LaLiga President Javier Tebas makes a speech during SPORTELAisa of sport media and technology convention on March 6, 2019 in Macau, China. (Photo by Wang He/Getty Images)
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La Liga president doesn’t like the lack of regulations from UEFA with these “state-run clubs” who enjoy success thanks to petrol-money and gas-money.

According to Spanish La Liga president Javier Tebas, teams like Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are ruining European football.

He was quoted by The Telegraph on how both “state-sponsored” clubs are damaging the sport.

“The problem with PSG and City is they are state-run clubs: one of petrol-money, one of gas,” Tebas said.

“The damage happening on Euro football is massive because they are inflating the market so clubs have to pay ridiculous sums to keep their players.”

“What I’m in favor of regulating is the sector that is not at [the] mercy of finances,” he added.

“Any money that is generated outside this sector forms this unbridgeable gap.”

The president also spoke about not playing European football on the weekend: “All of this needs to change.”

“Originally we were talking about reducing leagues and playing on weekends. They haven’t totally eliminated but it is still there.”

“We are going to see less money for the national competitions,” Tebas he explained.

“We expect they are going to decrease by 30 to 40 percent.”

“In the short term it will take money away from the national leagues and be redistributed for the big clubs,” Tebas concluded.