Masters criticises ‘destructive’ Super League, bullish on Premier League TV rights

Richard Masters, chief executive of the Premier League (by Alex Morton/Getty Images for Premier League)

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has said the proposed ‘Super League’ competition would be “destructive to the value” of European football, adding that potential reform of the Uefa Champions League would need to strike the “right balance”.

Masters was speaking at the Financial Times Business of Football Summit today (Thursday) after multiple reports yesterday stated that a meeting of Premier League clubs resulted in opposition to certain elements of the changes being put forward for the Champions League.

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