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Official: AC Milan Are Reintegrated To UEFA Thus Ending Their Affair With The European Super League (ESL)

Milan alongside eight other founders withdraw from the ESL.

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UEFA have released an official statement regarding the punishments to the sides involved in the European Super League (ESL). AC Milan and Inter Milan have been reintegrated to UEFA as 9 of the 12 clubs have found an agreement with the body. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are yet to fully withdraw and hence will face further sanctions to those below from UEFA.

Below are the measures taken against the 9 clubs including Milan:

In particular, each club:

  • unreservedly acknowledges and accepts the binding nature of the UEFA Statutes
  • remains committed to and will participate in any UEFA Club Competitions each season for which that club qualifies on sporting merit
  • will rejoin the European Club Association, which is the only representative body for clubs that UEFA recognises
  • will take all steps within their power with a view to terminate their involvement in the company established to form and operate the Super League and cease any existing related legal actions
  • as a gesture of goodwill, and together with the other clubs, will make a donation totalling an aggregate of €15 million, to be used for the benefit of children, youth and grassroots football in local communities across Europe, including the UK
  • will be subject to the withholding of 5% of the revenues they would have received from UEFA club competitions for one season, which will be redistributed
  • agree to have substantial fines imposed if they seek to play in such an unauthorised competition (€100 million) or if they breach any other commitment they have entered into in the Club Commitment Declaration (€50 million)
  • will provide individual commitments to UEFA in which all the principles and values set out in the 2019 Memorandum of Understanding between UEFA and the European Club Association are accepted