UEFA set to replace the Super Cup with a four-team competition – Report

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The Super Cup may be updated, according to UEFA, the governing body of football in Europe.

The organization is reportedly considering proposals to replace the Super cup with a new four-team event in an effort to boost revenue, as per the Mail and Diario AS.

Four teams would compete in the competition, which would follow a structure identical to the current Spanish Supercup. The Champions League, Europa League, Europa Conference League, and Major League Soccer champions would be among the invited teams.

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It would be a summer tournament, and since UEFA wants to reach new audiences, it’s possible that some of the games would be played outside of Europe.

Additional discussions are scheduled to occur at the General Assembly of the European Club Association in Istanbul on Thursday and Friday. The group is eager to promote an innovative spirit.

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The champions of the European Cup/Champions League and the winners of the European/UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup competed in the UEFA Super Cup from 1972 to 1999.

The Champions League and the UEFA Cup, which was renamed the Europa League in 2009, have been competing for it since the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup was discontinued.

Recall that Kante was offered a two-year contract by Chelsea with an option to extend it by one more year, but the French midfielder declined the offer because the previous management was prepared to give him a three-year agreement with an extension clause at the end of the third season.

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The new owners are quite concerned about N’golo Kante’s injury problems, but a final decision has not been made, and Kante may receive a better offer or become a free agency in the summer of 2019.