We are not greedy, we are ready to dialogue with UEFA — European Super League chief says

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A lot of tension has risen since the European Super League was announced by the 12 founding members.

Opinions are divided, a lot of fans are unhappy and many football bodies have reacted against it, with UEFA threatening to ban players and clubs involved.

On Monday, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin branded the founding members of the European Super League as greedy, but ESL secretary-general Anas Laghari has rejected claims that the ESL is greedy and has also agreed that there’s room for deliberation with UEFA, but only if they will listen.

“We are ready to sit down around the table, we only ask for dialogue,” says the Super League’s secretary General in an interview with French newspaper Le Parisien.

He also claimed they are saving the sport and making it more entertaining to the younger generation who would rather play video games than watch the smaller games.

“The younger generations are less interested in football, they concentrate on video game consoles or something else and only connect with the big matches – but these big games rarely happen.”

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