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ESL still ‘poses existential threat to European football’ warns Uefa

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin and Uefa general secretary Theodore Theodoridis arrive for a Uefa congress to discuss the European Super League breakaway plot. ((Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images).

Uefa has warned that the European Super League continues to represent an ‘existential threat to the foundations of European football’ because of an ongoing court action originally started by all 12 of its founding members.

The warning comes in spite of the ESL appearing to have quickly unravelled following its launch in April this year when nine out of the original 12 clubs quickly announced they had withdrawn from the project in the face of widespread public and political criticism.

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