Dortmund, Bayern Confirm They Will Not Join European Super League

Borussia Dortmund and German rivals Bayern Munich have confirmed they have no plans to enter the breakaway European Super League created by 12 clubs on Sunday evening.

The Ruhr-land club insisted that they want to continue reforming the Champions League rather than create a new controversial tournament altogether. 

Dortmund chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke said:

“The members of the European Club Association (ECA) board got together for a virtual conference on Sunday evening and confirmed that the board decision of last Friday is still valid.

“This decision means that the clubs want to implement the planned reform of the UEFA Champions League.

“It was the clear opinion of the members of the ECA board that the plans to found a Super League were rejected.”

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The two German clubs opted not to sign up for the tournament along with French club Paris Saint-Germain.  

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