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Bookmakers predict European Super League WON’T happen before 2023 but Bayern Munich, PSG could join

Bookmakers predict European Super League WON’T happen before 2023 but claim Bayern Munich and PSG are likely to join the breakaway league if it does go ahead as planned… but English clubs will not be kicked out of UEFA competitions

  • Twelve European clubs announced plans to create a European Super League 
  • The Big Six sides in England all signed up for the breakaway annual tournament 
  • Bookmakers have predicted that the tournament will not go ahead before 2023
  • The odds state Bayern Munich and PSG are likely to join the league if it happens 

Bookmakers are predicting the European Super League will not go ahead before 2023 but Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain will end up joining if it does take shape. 

Twelve European clubs shocked the football world on Sunday night by announcing their plans to take part in a breakaway league that would take them away from UEFA competitions such as the Champions League. 

All of the so-called ‘Big Six’ English teams – including the Manchester United and Liverpool – signed up for the league along with the three biggest teams from Spain and Italy. 

Bookmakers do not believe the controversial European Super League will happen before 2023

The 'Big Six' English sides joined six others in forming a breakaway tournament on Sunday

The ‘Big Six’ English sides joined six others in forming a breakaway tournament on Sunday

German sides Bayern and Borussia Dortmund confirmed on Monday that they would not be signing up for the Super League, with a view to reforming the current Champions League set-up, while PSG also abstained.

But Betfair has Bayern valued at 1/10 to eventually give into their demands, with PSG twice as likely to change their minds should the Super League go ahead.

The German giants are at 5/1 to stick with their original choice to stay away, with the Parisian side further back at 8/1 to do the same. 

Bayern Munich have not joined but bookies claim they will change their minds if it goes ahead

Bayern Munich have not joined but bookies claim they will change their minds if it goes ahead

The bookmakers also claim French side PSG will also join the league if it goes ahead as planned

The bookmakers also claim French side PSG will also join the league if it goes ahead as planned

There is an early negativity that the breakaway league will get up and running within the next two years with odds at 1/5 for the Super League to not begin before 2023. 

Meanwhile, the six English clubs – Manchester City, United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham – are valued at 5/6 to not play a single European Super League match before 2025. 

The Football Association, UEFA, FIFA and the Premier League have all publicly expressed their disapproval with the idea of the Super League and claim legal action will be made against those teams if plans continue. 

The bookmakers also deem it very unlikely that the sestet of English clubs will be expelled from England’s top-flight, with all teams staying in the Premier League until 2023 valued at 1/10. 

The odds also claim UEFA will not kick out any English clubs from European competitions

The odds also claim UEFA will not kick out any English clubs from European competitions

Meanwhile, the odds for the two Manchester clubs, who are on course to qualify for next season’s Champions League, to be kicked out of Europe’s premier club competition stands at 13/5. 

UEFA has already threatened to expel any team signed up to the European Super League from European competitions, as well as denying players form those teams from playing in international football. 

The tournament, which Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan have also signed up for, will see 15 teams qualify automatically for the tournament every season with five additional qualifying places up for grabs.  

Teams will be split into two groups of ten, with the top three teams from each group qualifying for the quarter-finals – with play-offs to decide the other two teams reaching the knockout rounds.

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