The English Premier League clubs have begun to move forward in earnest, with a proposal to organize matches that include competition between the stars of the tournament with their counterparts in the rest of the major leagues in Europe.
Todd Boley, the new owner of Chelsea Football Club, made headlines this September when he proposed a match between the stars of the north and south in England
This proposal was subjected to a wide attack campaign from various critics, fans and some coaches, led by Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp, who did not believe in the seriousness of this idea and the possibility of its implementation in the near future, and the same for Pep Guardiola, coach of Manchester City.
But the British newspaper, “The Times”, confirmed that the executives in the competition gave more attention to the idea in principle, with the possibility of it happening differently.
The most likely proposal is to hold matches between the English Premier League stars against their counterparts from other leagues such as the Spanish, German, French and Italian leagues.
It is expected that these matches will be held on a star-team system for each league, during the summer or winter break, with difficulty finding a suitable date for the calendars in the different competitions.
The newspaper pointed out that the matches will be held outside England or perhaps in a non-European country around the world, in order to secure more lucrative deals for foreign television rights.
It is worth noting that the most prominent obstacle to the idea is the Charity Shield Cup match, which takes place at the beginning of each season between the English Premier League champions and the FA Cup winning team, but American investors in the league believe in their ability to find a way not to underestimate the annual confrontation.