Liverpool Remain Tight-Lipped Over European Super League

Liverpool have remained silent over the European Super League
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Liverpool have remained silent regarding recent claims that they have signed up for a European Super League that would rival the Champions League.

Talks have been ongoing within UEFA on a new format for the Champions League which they plan to announce as early as this week. The change suggests a new 36 team format for the competition. 

The new look European Cup would see teams play 10 group stage games rather than the usual six before progressing to the last 16 knockout stage.

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A recent report from The Times On Sunday suggests the Reds are among five Premier League teams including Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs who plan on joining the competition. The current league leaders Manchester City are yet to make a decision.

Liverpool's ownership group, Fenway Sports Group, are rumoured to be heavily involved with the building of this new tournament that they hope can reshape European football. Due to the financial impact of Covid 19, there will be even more of a reliance on European qualification in the coming years.

The planned European Super League would see 15 prime founding members and an additional five other clubs who would qualify annually.

The new Champions League format set to start from the 2024 season will put more strain on teams in regards to added football to play.

The prospect of a separate competition will have fans fearful Liverpool will abandon their roots and move away from the historic competition they are so famously associated with.