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Bayern CEO Rummenigge reiterates club’s stance on the Super League

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In a recent statement, Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has once again confirmed that the club have no interest in the European Super League.

Bayern Munich will not be a party to the Super League and all clubs should rather work together to improve already existing competitions, says Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

On Sunday, 12 teams from England, Spain and Italy confirmed they are set to join the new competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.

In a recent statement, Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has once again confirmed that his club are not behind the proposal, instead of saying they prefer a revamp of the Champions League.

“FC Bayern did not participate in the planning of a Super League,” Rummenigge said via the club’s official website.

“We are convinced that the current structure in football guarantees a reliable foundation.”

“FC Bayern welcomes the reforms of the Champions League because we believe that they are the right step for the development of European football. The modified preliminary round will contribute to more excitement and emotion in the competition.”

“I do not believe the Super League will solve the financial problems of European clubs that were caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Rather, all clubs in Europe should work in solidarity to ensure that the cost structure, especially players’ salaries and agents’ fees, are brought in line with revenues in order to make all of European football more rational.”

It appears that no Bundesliga clubs will be joining, with Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig joining Bayern on Monday announcing their opposition to the Super League.

“We reject any plans to establish a Super League” RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff said in a statement on Twitter.

It must also be said that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is rather spot on in his assessment of the current situation.