Juventus get a stern warning in Serie A: join the Super League and you’re banned!

Juventus have been warned that any attempt to revive the European Super League will see them banned from Italian football.

The Serie A giants were one of the founding members of the controversial plan to launch a breakaway competition that would rival the Champions League but would also likely threaten other major competitions.

The plot quickly fell apart amid protests from supporters and threats from football associations, with the majority of teams withdrawing within 48 hours.

What was said?

Along with Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​Juventus haven’t given up on the idea of ​​forming a new league and there are frequent reports that the plan could be revived.

But Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Gabriele Gravina has warned the Bianconeri against any involvement.

“This contract is a planning hypothesis. If it becomes reality, Juventus would be excluded from the Italian league,” Gravina said. The Republic.

The chief admits, however, that Italian football needs to overcome some of the problems the Super League was meant to solve.

“The Super League is the wrong answer to a real need,” he said.

“Italy, too, needs to think about how to improve the quality of the league and make it more attractive for expanding markets such as the Arab market, where it collects little money at the moment.”

What’s going on with the Super League now?

Despite Super League collapsing after the initial announcement last year, there remains a glimmer of hope that it will eventually continue.

La Liga president Javier Tebas claimed this week that the three teams clinging to the idea – Juve, Barca and Madrid – are preparing a new iteration of it which won’t include the Premier League teams originally involved.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham and Liverpool have all denied the idea amid the backlash and Tebas says they will be ruled out in the next attempt to make it work.

“It continues to exist. They put a lot of emphasis on what the EU could solve, but European governments have already positioned themselves,” Tebas said.

“They are working on another project, which will still be a failure, without the English teams, against UEFA, FIFA and the Premier League.”

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