Euro Leagues: End of the ESL? What happens now?

Euro Leagues: End of the ESL? What happens now?

By BBC Radio 5 Live

Steve Crossman, Guillem Balague, Rafa Honigstein and Kristof Terreur are joined by Bayer Leverkusen’s Uefa committee member Fernando Carro to discuss a turbulent week.

From the seismic shock caused across Europe by the news of the proposed European Super League to the possible fall-out and consequences of its collapse - the team unpick a week like any other.


3.20 – What has happened this week

5.18 - Impact of Florentino Perez’s latest interview

09.30 - Interview with Bayer Leverkusen CEO Fernando Carro, who is also on Uefa’s Club Competitions Committee. He talks about how ‘disgusting’ certain aspects of behaviour was from ESL clubs

16 - Carro very strong on need to discuss problems in football in the open

17.30 – Carro good on how Germans are good at finding compromises – and how important this is right now

23.35 – The team discusses what happens next

27 – Rafa Honigstein on how Perez has been exposed as “the emperor with no clothes”

34 – Why fans around Europe have reacted differently to the ESL plans

37.57 – The team discusses whether this week will be remembered in 10 years

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