Bayern Munich President Lashes Out at Spanish Giants Real Madrid and Barcelona Over Proposed Super League Plan

Bayern Munich President Lashes Out at Spanish Giants Real Madrid and Barcelona Over Proposed Super League Plan

  • Bayern Munich president, Herbert Hainer has criticized Real Madrid and Barcelona over their continuous interest in creating the Super League
  • The Spanish giants are still backing the idea of creating a super league that involves some of the top football clubs in Europe
  • Bayern Munich alongside Borussia Dortmund were two of the German clubs considered for the Super League before the idea was shut by UEFA

Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer has criticized Barcelona and Real Madrid over their continuous push for the Super League.

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez alongside his Barcelona counterpart, Juan Laporta is still pushing for the kick-off of the Super League which was squashed by UEFA.

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Barcelona president, Juan Laporta and his Real Madrid counterpart Florentino Perez are still pushing for the start of the Super League. Photo by DeFodi Images
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According to SB Nation, Herbert Hainer has lashed out at the Spanish clubs for not putting their supporters into consideration before taking such a decision.

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“In everything you do, you have to put the interests of the fans at the centre of it, and the reaction of the fans said it all. I have to say that I like the Champions League of UEFA because it is a fantastic competition in which the best clubs compete.”

The Super League was a proposed seasonal club football competition that initially would have been contested by 20 European football clubs, twelve of them being the competition's founding members including Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge blames EPL for Super League plans

Meanwhile, former Bayern Munich CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says the English Premier League clubs are to blame for the idea of the European Super League.

Rummenigge believes the entire concept was a result of the increasing disparity in finances between the Premier League and the rest of football, Football Espana reports.

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Fans around the globe had kicked against the birth of the European Super League after the idea was proposed by some of the continent’s top teams.

Bayern Munich president expects tough test against Barcelona

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich president, Herbert Hainer has revealed the Bavarians UEFA Champions League tie against Barcelona will be a difficult game for the Bundesliga side.

The Bundesliga champions are hoping to get bounce back to winning ways after dropping points against Stuttgart last weekend in the league.

Herbert Hainer admitted Barcelona are now stronger under Xavi after a successful transfer window and a strong start to the season.

Source: Sports Brief News