Barcelona president Joan Laporta brands Premier League duo ‘the real founders of the Super League’

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Barcelona president Joan Laporta has pointed the finger at Manchester United and Liverpool over the proposals for the European Super League.

It all feels like a bad dream, doesn’t it? The European Super League fiasco, with Europe’s biggest and most powerful clubs looking to breakaway from the Champions League and form their own self-run tournament.

Backlash from fans and the football world as a collective brought the plans tumbling down, but we’d be wrong to forget it ever happened. The mistakes from all parties involved will be replicated if we were to brush over it entirely.

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Fans across the country protested against the European Super League

Barcelona president Joan Laporta, who himself will have been at least partially involved in Barcelona’s involvement, clearly feels as though he’s not one of the involved who should be taking the blame.

Instead, he’s decided to pin the blame on two of the Premier League heavyweights who were implicated – Manchester United and Liverpool. An interesting strategy – and a shameless one, too!

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