UEFA Boss Aleksander Ceferin Slams FIFA's Club World Cup Proposals

English FA chairman Greg Clarke

"I am honoured", said Ceferin, thanking members of UEFA's 55 member associations for re-electing him, saying he was taking over with "fewer doubts and less scepticism than back then".

European football's governing body have since launched their own investigation into the allegations and there is a possibility that the Premier League champions could be hit with a sporting sanction, such as a ban from the Champions League.

"We are going to have to think ahead and undertake some major developments", he added.

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin listens to reporter's questions during a press conference at the end of the 43rd UEFA congress in Rome, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

In his acceptance speech, the 51-year-old said: "During the next four years, we will adapt the Financial Fair Play rules in order to establish a new European balance in which everyone can find their rightful place".

His appointment comes as PSG are still undergoing a UEFA Financial Fair Play investigation, and has been criticised by Spanish La Liga President Javier Tebas.

The prospect of an OTT service to house competitions and content outside of the flagship Champions League and Europa League club competitions was first raised by Uefa marketing director, Guy-Laurent Epstein, in September.

"By respecting the football pyramid, by respecting our sport's institutions and history, by respecting the principle of competitions that are open to everyone, without exception, by respecting the promotion and relegation system that lies at the heart of our sporting culture.you remain great clubs in the world's eyes. And we expect the same attitude from Federation Internationale de Football Association", he said. Where the desire to put up walls is stronger than the desire to build bridges, and where helping yourself has become more important than helping others?

Ceferin says this showed a "lack of respect" for UEFA referees director Roberto Rosetti, who also briefed lower-level officials from most clubs.

World Cup, held every four years, and a global version of UEFA's Nations League. This will be aided by European football's newly-elected representatives on the FIFA Council.



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