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Top clubs accused over ‘dangerous’ plans to reshape Champions League

• European Leagues head says clubs trying to form super league
• Lars-Christer Olsson urges Uefa to reject plans and take action

The plans drawn up by top clubs to reshape the Champions League after 2024 would create a “super league” motivated by greed that Uefa should firmly reject, the president of Europe’s football leagues’ association said.

Lars-Christer Olsson, who heads the European Leagues, the collective body that includes the Premier League, said Uefa should instead be looking to improve “competitive balance” so that success is not so concentrated among rich clubs. Olsson called for 20% of Champions League revenues to be redistributed outside the participating clubs and for Europe’s leagues to share money more equally.

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