The intention is to garner mass support for its troubled project.
European football’s governing body UEFA on Wednesday said it was keeping a close eye on the playing conditions at the Wembley Stadium in London.
Agnelli, who is also chairman of the powerful European Club Association representing more than 200 European clubs, said any discussions over new tournaments should only take place in the broader context of the international calendar.
European football governing body UEFA has said 55 national teams currently participating in the inaugural UEFA Nations League would see a 50 per cent increase in solidarity fees paid to them.
UEFA has confirmed the use of video assistant referees in the Champions League from next season and plans to use them at Euro 2020, European soccer’s ruling body said on Thursday.
Smalling statement was on the club’s website “www.manutdfc.com” on Monday.
The much-rumoured plan was confirmed earlier on Tuesday by European Club Association President Andrea Agnelli at its general assembly.
The English FA said at the start of this month that it was carrying out a study into the feasibility of hosting the tournament
Ceferin said that friendly internationals failed to provide meaningful matches and that a new balance was needed between club and national team football.
Ronaldo, who won the award last season, helped Real Madrid to a third consecutive Champions League title and finished as the competition’s top scorer with 15 goals.