The Football Association and UEFA have described the notion of a potential European Super League as ‘cynical’ – which ought to tell wide awake observers that this proposed new enterprise is set to REALLY upset those with their noses stuffed firmly in the Moneyball Trough.
Spurs are amongst the 6 top English sides that are said to have penned letters of intent according to the Mail Online to join a European Super League. Manchester City Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham comprise the breakaway sides from the Premier League.
Who is behind this? Our friends in America. JP Morgan are said to be financing what has been called the brainchild of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
This attack on the footballing status quo could be a marketing dream. The plan is for the European Super League to involve roughly 15-18 sides… initially.
What we are looking at here would get Daniel Levy out of jail in the short term, but in fact make it far more logical for Harry Kane to move out of N17 in equal measure.
Anyone lifting their skirts and clucking over this notion probably had ancestors that were put out of business by the internal combustion engine.
Author: Harry Hotspur