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The European Club Association doesn’t like UEFA’s third competition idea

KIEV, UKRAINE - MAY 26: Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid celebrates with The UEFA Champions League trophy following his sides victory in the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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The organism says that the European association did not consult its member on this new project that might start in the 2021-2022 season

UEFA announced today its new project of a third European club competition starting in the 2021-2022 season.

And the European Club Association (ECA) has said that they do not support this new idea.

The cause? They believe they have not been consulted about it.

The European Club Association (ECA) represents leagues in 25 countries in the federation and will come up with a counter-proposal next week.

“Pending approval of the UEFA executive committee, the green light has been given to introduce a third competition, bringing the overall number of clubs to 96, as of the 2021/22 season,” ECA president Andrea Agnelli was quoted by SportBT.

“Despite (our president Lars-Christer Olsson) being a member of the UEFA ExCo, we have not been consulted.”

The teams will try to meet with UEFA next week to talk about this new proposal and see why they have been left out.

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