Jean-Michel Aulas, the president of OL, who has not managed to cancel the stoppage of the Ligue 1 season, believes that “the consequences for French football will be dramatic”.
It was this time on the airwaves of Europe 1, Saturday evening, that Jean-Michel Aulas evoked the judgment of the League 1 that he has disputed so much … The Council of State validated the decision that the LFP had taken on April 30 last and the French championship will not therefore resume, unlike the 4 major European championships. “Public opinion has completely turned“On this issue, would like to point out the president ofOL.
“JMA” says he was defending “general interest“Of French football (“I have a particular interest in me when it is exactly the opposite“), Adding:”the consequences for French football are going to be dramatic, because our European competitors will surpass us a little more. We are the only ones in the first ten nations who have stopped. It was in the general interest, I never asked for a specific measure for Olympique Lyonnais. I asked that we go after the competitions in the spirit of what had been indicated by UEFA“
And to conclude: “France and French clubs will lose between 600 and 800 million euros, in a truncated yeare “. According to other specialists, including the economic observatory of sport, the shutdown of Ligue 1 will cost around 400 million euros to French clubs, deprived in particular of TV rights for the end of the 2019-2020 season.
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