Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has condemned the newly unveiled plans for a Super League and pledged his support to UEFA in a bid to help “resolve the problems which the football community is currently facing”.
On Sunday it was announced that 12 of Europe’s biggest clubs have been included in a controversial proposal for a new continental competition designed to oppose the Champions League, which has caused uproar across all levels of the game.
Several clubs have already publicly stated their refusal to participate, including Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, and PSG have now revealed where they stand on the issue.
Al-Khelaifi confirmed that PSG won’t be involved in the Super League while speaking as part of a UEFA press release on Tuesday afternoon.
“PSG firmly believes that football is a sport for all. I have been consistent on this point since the very start,” said the PSG president.
“We must remember that as a football club we are a family and a community, whose heart is made up by our supporters.
“There is a need to evolve the models of UEFA competition that currently exist and the proposition offered yesterday by UEFA, which concludes 24 months of deep consultation with everyone across the European football landscape, goes in this direction.
“We think that all proposals without UEFA’s support do not resolve the problems which the football community is currently facing, but are motivated by personal interest.
“PSG will continue to work with UEFA.”