Juventus Formally Start Process to Leave Super League

With a wordy statement, Juventus announced to have officially initiated the procedure to bow out of the Super League. They were one of the only three teams left on it. Real Madrid and Barcelona will have to sign off.

The Bianconeri announced that they were mulling such a decision in early January. The ensuing conversations with the two Spanish sides didn’t change the outcome, although there are some different interpretations of the contracts binding the club to the breakaway competition.

Juventus will abandon the Super League before a monumental ruling on it by the European Court of Justice. Moreover, the Old Lady is awaiting judgment from UEFA concerning a possible ban for Financial Fair Play violations originating from the infractions that led that the ten-point deduction.

The verdict should arrive in short order. The Bianconeri aren’t expected to appeal to the Court of for Sport if they received a one-year suspension, TuttoSport relays. At that point, Fiorentina would play in the European Conference League.

Our Take on Juventus and Super League

The timing is pretty clear, and it would be surprising if it didn’t lead to the expected outcome, even though the matters aren’t technically related. The choice should have arguably come much sooner, as the project was absurd in the first place and has long been at a dead-end.

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