On the eve of the trip to Reims in Ligue 1, Jorge Sampaoli presented himself at a press conference this Thursday. And the OM coach took the opportunity to position himself against the Super League project. With very strong words.
A clear opinion. Without nuance or compromise. Jorge Sampaoli is totally against the Super League project, which was launched last weekend, before collapsing very quickly. The OM coach was able to make it known during his visit to the press on Thursday, on the eve of the trip to Reims in Ligue 1 (9 p.m.). Asked about this new competition between rich clubs, the Argentine coach expressed his deep rejection.
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“In football, as in the world, one of the biggest problems is the inequality of opportunity in the face of opportunities, explained Sampaoli. For me, it’s no wonder that a group of powerful clubs have sought to come together to deprive the little ones. It is in the spirit of the current world. We must make sure that this project does not succeed. We must not separate humans into two distinct groups, it is something worrying thing. “
“An attack on equal opportunities”
Relaunched on the prospect of seeing the twelve separatist clubs (Real Madrid, Barça, Atlético de Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Juventus, Inter, AC Milan) suffer sanctions, the 61-year-old technician replied: “I am not qualified to talk about this”.
Before putting a layer against the values flouted by the Super League: “The important thing is that this attack on equal opportunities is analyzed in a global way. I share the club’s position on this subject. today we have to bring people together, not divide them “.