sport news European Leagues accuse FIFA of opening 'can of worms' over new proposals

FIFA want to introduce a new Nations League and revamp Club World Cup European Leagues have asked UEFA, the European Club Association and FIFPro to 'join forces' to stop FIFA FIFA met on Monday to discuss their new proposals  

By Press Association Sport Staff

Published: 16:15 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 16:15 BST, 3 May 2018

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UEFA and FIFA could be on collision course over FIFA's proposals for new competitions.

The European Leagues are opposed to FIFA's plans to introduce two brand new competitions, a revamped Club World Cup and a new FIFA Nations League.

FIFA met on Monday to discuss the proposals and a working group has been set up to investigate the possibilities and relevance of the competitions.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino (left) wants to revamp the Club World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino (left) wants to revamp the Club World Cup

But the European Leagues have asked UEFA, the European Club Association and the world players' union FIFPro to 'join forces' at the Professional Football Strategy Council on May 16 and stop FIFA from being able to introduce the new competitions.

President of the European Leagues Lars-Christer Olsson said: 'This process reminds me of the way the 'old FIFA' acted which I thought we had left behind.

'What we have experienced is a clear lack of consultation and

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