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Andrea Agnelli won’t return Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge’s phone calls

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Football world is in a mess after the European Super League was announced.

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The world of football is going nuts over the latest Super League news, and 12 teams are confirmed to participate in the new tournament. Juventus is one of the teams that is looking forward to joining the new European competition, as their CEO, Andrea Agnelli will become one of the key staff members for the league.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Andrea Agnelli have known each other for a long time and are in a good relationship. But after the news of creating the ESL emerged, Rummenigge tried to call Agnelli, but Juve’s chairman doesn’t return his calls.

Bayern Munich’s CEO said in an interview with Calciomercato: “I wanted to talk to Agnelli, but I couldn’t get him on the phone. I don’t know his motives, and I don’t want to criticize him without knowing them. Perhaps there is a reason that I do not know.”

Rummenigge also added that Bayern is happy playing in the Bundesliga and will remain in the Champions League competition. “We don’t forget the responsibility towards our fans, who are generally against such a reform. And we also feel a responsibility to football in general.”

In the end, Bayern officially refused to join the Super League, which is very good to hear, and it’s also good that Bayern’s front office finally declared Bayern’s position on the matter.