Representatives from Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, along with brass from Serie A, Juventus & AC Milan announced today that the Supercoppa will be hosted in Saudi Arabia for the next three years, including next year’s clash between Milan and Juventus.
#SaudiArabia’s General Sports Authority confirms the country will host next season’s #Supercoppa between #Juventus & #ACMilan https://t.co/L03NFnALks pic.twitter.com/xcMQd4akNL— footballitalia (@footballitalia) June 6, 2018
It’s reported that the deal will be worth €7 million, with both Milan and Juventus getting 45% of the money and Serie A getting 10%.
So, free money to play a glorified friendly in Saudi Arabia? Sold.
On to the links.
AC Milan Links
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