- February 28, 2017
28th February 2017. By Danni Biggs.
The UEFA rules prohibits two football clubs in which a company owns from being admitted into the same UEFA club competition.Â In article 5 of the UEFA European Competitions Regulations reads 'no club participating in a UEFA club competition may, either directly or indirectly hold or deal in the securities or shares of any other club participating in a UEFA club competition.' Meaning itÂ could lead toÂ the UEFA to remove one of Red Bull clubs from UCL.
RB Leipzig has a sister team in the form of Austrian giants RB Salzburg, the Champions League regulars. With Leipzig taking their first Bundesliga campaign by storm both teams are looking like likely candidates to compete in the UCL competition. However, UEFA can only allow one of the teams to enter as they are both owned by the same company.
UEFA insists that Champions League ban for either RB Salzburg or RB Leipzig is hypothetical until after qualifying places are