The Premier League’s chief executive, Richard Masters, has condemned plans for a breakaway European Super League as “destructive to the value of domestic football across Europe”.
In his strongest intervention yet to the €6bn plan, which would see 15 founding clubs receiving between €100m and €350m for joining, Masters said he was intrinsically opposed to a system where the battle for promotion and relegation barely matters.
“Any proposal that I’ve read about or heard about doesn’t have access via domestic leagues, or if it does, it is at the bottom end of the pyramid,” he said. “So that will be destructive to the value of domestic football across Europe, not just the Premier League.”
Masters insisted that he is not…