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RB Leipzig not interested in joining the Super League

Mon 19 April 2021 | 9:57

The German club are reportedly uninterested in the prospect of playing in the new competition.

Twelve of Europe's most powerful clubs have signed up for the Super League which might cast doubt on the future of the Champions League. However, No German clubs have committed to take part at this stage as they are notably absent from the plans revealed in an

official statement

on Sunday. According to

Fabrizio Romano

,

RB Leipzig

sources have confirmed that they are not interested in joining the Super League. Earlier on Monday,

Dortmund

’s managing director

Hans-Joachim Watzke

released a statement regarding the Schwarzgelben’s decision to reject joining the competition.

"The members of the board of the European Club Association (ECA) got together for a virtual conference on Sunday evening and confirmed that the board decision of last Friday is still valid i.e this decision means that the clubs want to implement the planned reform of the UEFA Champions League. It was the clear opinion of the members of the ECA Board that the plans to establish a Super League were rejected."

the statement on the club's official

website

reads.

Adding further, the statement mentioned:

"Both German clubs that are represented on the ECA Board, FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, represented 100 percent congruent views in all discussions."

Bayern Munich

have so far distanced themselves from the competition. However, they are yet to publish a statement about the Super League’s official announcement.


source: SportMob