Breaking: Barcelona To Dump Spanish League For English Premier League

By Ikenga Chronicles September 30, 2017

Breaking: Barcelona To Dump Spanish League For English Premier League

There are indications that Spanish giants, Barcelona could dump La Liga for the English Premier League in the nearest future.

This will be determined by the outcome of the referendum that could make Catalan secure it’s independence.

The region is set for a controversial referendum on Sunday, with Catalunya seeking to be recognized as a nation in its own right, a development that could affect clubs including Barcelona, Espanyol and Girona.

However, the above clubs are reported to be considering joining the Premier League, Ligue 1 or Serie A if Catalan independence is secured.

But the Spanish government has deemed the process illegal, with ballot boxes being seized and prime minister Mariano declaring that the vote “won’t happen.”

Catalan natives are pressing ahead with their proposal, and that includes a plan of action for sporting clubs should a new country be formed.

The region’s Sports Minister, Gerard Figueras has dismissed uncertainty, stating that he believes that there are plenty of intriguing options to explore.

He told reporters, “In the case of independence, Catalan teams in La Liga – Barcelona, Espanyol and Girona – will have to decide where they want to play in the Spanish league or a neighbouring country like Italy, France or the Premier League.

“Now in Spain there teams from other countries who play in national leagues: clubs from Andorra in football and basketball.

“Monaco play in France, in England Welsh clubs. I don’t think that UEFA has anything against seeing another club play in a different league from their country.”

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