06 Jul Pep Guardiola vs. Javier Tebas beef intensifies as La Liga boss hits out over spending energy
Javier Tebas has hit again at Pep Guardiola after the Manchester Metropolis coach stated the La Liga president wanted to study from the Premier League.
In a confrontation concerning membership spending, Guardiola stated on Monday that “the Premier League is run higher than La Liga” and said that due to the funding of massive golf equipment like Metropolis, “different golf equipment in different nations can preserve doing issues.”
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Tebas, who has led criticism of Metropolis’s spending energy and accused “state-owned football golf equipment” of breaching UEFA’s Monetary Truthful Play (FFP) guidelines, wrote on Twitter: “I study from the Premier League each day Pep, it could be good for somebody to show you a little bit little bit of macroeconomics of football, of the consequences of the state-owned golf equipment on wage inflation, of demographics of the diffusion of pay TV, of China….and of the CAS [Court of Arbitration for Sport] acquittal we can have some information.”
Metropolis have been briefly banned from the Champions League for breaching FFP rules in 2020 however the punishment was overturned by CAS upon enchantment.
Tebas claimed justice had not been achieved whereas Guardiola insisted the membership’s funding was official and questioned why football was the one enterprise that might not welcome funding.
A lawyer by occupation, Tebas has pushed for La Liga to compete with the Premier League on an financial degree.
The financial hole between La Liga and the Premier League has narrowed since Tebas took the helm of the Spanish top-flight in 2013.
In October, Tebas stated the Premier League stays the competitors to beat and work nonetheless needed to be achieved in international markets, akin to China, regardless of La Liga rising financially beneath his seven-year stewardship.
Tebas has confronted resistance from Spain’s Football Federation (RFEF) and FIFA in his makes an attempt to stage La Liga video games in the US.
La Liga signed a 15-year advertising settlement with Relevent Sports activities to advertise the game in North America and develop its model.
In the meantime, Tebas lately spoke in regards to the penalties of wage inflation. He warned Guardiola’s former membership Barcelona that they wanted to cut back their wage invoice to register Lionel Messi subsequent season and stay inside the league-imposed wage cap.
Messi’s contract expired and he has but to signal a brand new deal to increase his 20-year relationship with Barca.
Previous to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barca had the biggest cap in Spain’s prime flight in 2019-20 at €671 million. Nevertheless, La Liga’s new restrict for the 2020-21 season was €382.7m.
Barca’s wage invoice has grown for the reason that finish of the season, with the signings of Eric Garcia, Sergio Aguero, Emerson Royal and Memphis Depay.