Alex Ferguson ‘Slams’ the European Super League

The former Manchester United and Aberdeen manager wasn’t too impressed with this talk of the ‘European Super League’ taking place. Sir Alex Ferguson was quick to address the matter as he was talking to Reuters.

“Talk of a Super League is a move away from 70 years of European club football,”

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“Both as a player for a provincial team Dunfermline in the 60s and as a manager at Aberdeen winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup, for a small provincial club in Scotland it was like climbing Mount Everest.”

“Everton are spending £500 million to build a new stadium with the ambition to play in Champions League,” Ferguson added.

“Fans all over love the competition as it is. In my time at United, we played in four Champions League finals and they were always the most special of nights.

“I’m not sure Manchester United are involved in this, as I am not part of the decision making process.”

 

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