PSG president Al-Khelaifi elected to UEFA executive committee

Gianni Infantino

Aleksander Ceferin, the president of UEFA, was reelected for another four years today and again name-dropped nouveau riche clubs Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain when asked about FFP.

Aleksander Ceferin, re-elected unopposed for a new four-year term, said he expected a "proper consultation process" before UEFA would drop its opposition and that he was not prepared to be a "yes man".

Luis Rubiales has been elected to the UEFA Executive Committee with 47 votes out of a possible 55, and the president of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) can feel the overwhelming support of European football.

Ceferin took over two and a half years ago after the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor, Frenchman Michel Platini.

World Cup, held every four years, and a global version of UEFA's Nations League.

"A clear message: while the two of us continue to lead our respective organisations, there will be no Super League".

"It seems that shortly before my election (in 2016), European clubs were considering a breakaway", he said.

"Let's try to find what we have to do together to make up for lost time".

"For me it's not only a lack of respect for (UEFA's head of refereeing) Roberto Rosetti and his team but the influence of managers is huge and if they complain about referees they should at least come see what the experts say about VAR", he said.

At a later news conference, Ceferin said he hadn't been given any "concrete information" on the deal since Infantino revealed it last March at a meeting in Bogota, Colombia.

Other key Ceferin targets through 2023 are a European bidder winning the 2030 World Cup hosting rights and updating the financial fair play rules which monitor club finances. "I am the president of UEFA, a UEFA that can be proud of its past and confident about the future".

"Limited terms of office, the publication of salaries, the creation of a Compensation Committee and the inclusion of independent members in a reinforced Governance and Compliance Committee are just a few of the common-sense reforms we have introduced", he said.



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