Uefa to introduce third club competition alongside Champions League and Europa League

Uefa are set to introduce a third European club competition starting from the 2021/22 season pending the final approval from the executive committee, Uefa competitions committee executive Andrea Agnelli has confirmed. The move has been in the works for some time as Uefa looks to maximise the commercial potential of its top sides while continuing to reward domestic success with continental competition. Agnelli was speaking at the general assembly of the European Clubs Association, a group that represents the interests of the continent’s biggest teams. He said: “Pending approval of the Uefa executive…

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Chelsea coach continues attack on Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris

Chelsea coach Christophe Lollichon believes those who praise Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris “live in a dream world” as he continued his criticism of the World Cup winner. Lollichon hit out at Lloris last week, claiming that Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola was far superior. Chelsea’s goalkeeping coach has since reiterated his belief that Lloris is not at the elite level many claim he is. “People live in a dream world when it comes to Lloris a bit too much, but for me Areola is above,” he told Le Figaro. “Against Germany, he…

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