Date: 22nd April 2021 at 2:30pm
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had agreed to take part in the proposed on the premise that they wouldn’t upset or UEFA.

The competition that almost became a reality overnight has caused uproar throughout the footballing world this week, but the had no intention of upsetting anyone, least of all the existing governing bodies.

According to La Gazetta dello Sport, chairman Paolo Scaroni and the other top people in charge of the other 11 clubs had all come together to reach this agreement that included a clause stating as such.

They had all agreed to join only if they wouldn’t be doing so against the well-being and well-wishes of both and UEFA.

It remains to be seen if this is one of several excuses to cover the backs of those left red-faced, or whether this is a detail that was simply ignored by the founders of the after coming to an agreement with the other 12 founder clubs.