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European Super League: Chelsea, Man City And Madrid Could Be Kicked Out Of UCL By Friday

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Jesper Møller, Danish FA chairman and UEFA ExCo member said to Danish outlet DR Sport that semifinalists involved in the Super League — Real Madrid, Chelsea and Man City — will be expelled from this season’s competition, along with the remaining breakaway participants, by Friday.

“[Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea] are going out, and I expect that to happen on Friday,” Møller said. “And then you have to see how to finish the Champions League.”

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin wants to issue a ban at some point this week after meeting with his legal team, sources tell CBS Sports insider Fabrizio Romano.

The group of 12 have responded by sending letter to FIFA and UEFA leaders, informing them that the Super League has already taken legal action to protect anyone looking to block their competition. The Associated Press obtained the following letter:

“We are concerned that FIFA and UEFA may respond to this invitation letter by seeking to take punitive measures to exclude any participating club or player from their respective competitions

“Your formal statement does, however, compel us to take protective steps to secure ourselves against such an adverse reaction, which would not only jeopardize the funding commitment under the Grant but, significantly, would be unlawful. For this reason, SLCo (Super League Company) has filed a motion before the relevant courts in order to ensure the seamless establishment and operation of the Competition in accordance with applicable laws.

“It is our duty, as SLCo’s board members, to ensure that all reasonable actions available to protect the interests of the Competition and our stakeholders are duly taken, given the irreparable damage that would be suffered if, for any reason, we were deprived of the opportunity to form promptly the Competition and distribute the proceeds of the Grant.”

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Neymar Signs New Contract Extension With Paris Saint-Germain Until 2025

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Paris Saint-Germain striker, Neymar has finally committed to a new long-term deal with the French giants.

The French club has confirmed that the Brazilian striker has penned a new deal which will run until summer 2025, a three-year extension.

The news has put rumours of Neymar returning to Barcelona to put to bed.

“I’m really pleased to continue my adventure at Paris Saint-Germain. I’m very happy in Paris, and proud to be part of this squad, to work with these players, a great coach, and to be part of the history of this club,” Neymar told the club’s official website.

“These are things that make me believe even more in this great project. I have grown as a person here, as a human being and as a player, too. So I am very happy to extend my contract and I hope to win many more trophies here,” the Brazilian concluded.

“The core of our ambitious project to grow PSG is the heart, talent and dedication of our players, said Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, Chairman and CEO of Paris Saint-Germain.

I am proud that Neymar Jr has reaffirmed his long-term commitment to the PSG family through to 2025, and will continue to delight fans. We are very happy to see him continue as part of our project and to be alongside us for many years to come.”

The 29-year-old Brazilian, who has been at the club since 2017 when he moved from Barcelona in a world-record £220million deal, has made 112 appearances, scored 85 goals, and got 44 assists.

His salary is expected to be around €30m after taxes for three years. He will also receive a ‘huge bonus’ if PSG win the Champions League in the next three years.

 

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Chelsea Delay Man City Premier League Glory

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Chelsea postponed Manchester City’s title celebrations by coming from behind to earn a dramatic late victory at the Etihad Stadium.

The victory also moved Chelsea up to third place in the Premier League

Following a slow start, a first-half largely devoid of excitement burst into life just before half-time, when the referee waved play on as Andreas Christensen went down injured, allowing Raheem Sterling to put Man City in front.

There was further frustration when Chelsea was denied the chance to bring on a substitute, finishing the half with 10 men, and then the home side was awarded a penalty in added time.

However, Edouard Mendy was wise to Sergio Aguero’s cheeky effort, saving the spot-kick comfortably, and the Blues fought back strongly when restored to a full 11 players in the second half.

First, Hakim Ziyech powered a low shot into the bottom corner from outside the box to level the scores, following good play on the right from Cesar Azpilicueta and Christian Pulisic.

Then, with frustration growing after three Chelsea goals had been disallowed for offside, two by Timo Werner and one for Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marcos Alonso popped up in the box in second-half injury time to turn in Werner’s cut back and give the Blues all three points.

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UEFA announces punishments for Man Utd, Chelsea, Arsenal

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UEFA has asked the six Premier League teams who tried to join the European Super League, to make a combined €15million (£13m) goodwill contribution to benefit children’s and grassroots football across Europe.

They will also see 5 per cent of UEFA competition revenues withheld for one season.

The six clubs – Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City – have signed a UEFA ‘club commitment declaration’ after backing down in their breakaway bid.

And they each face a €100million (£87m) fine if they ever attempt another coup

AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid have also climbed down in committing to existing international and national club competitions.

An official UEFA statement read: “Those nine clubs acknowledge and accept that the Super League project was a mistake and apologise to fans, national associations, national leagues, fellow European clubs and UEFA.

“They have also recognised that the project would not have been authorised under UEFA Statutes and Regulations.”

However, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, have refused to renounce the Super League.

UEFA insists it will take “appropriate action” against the trio.

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