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Football’s major European nations see Blatter as having exploited Fifa’s one-federation-one-vote system to extremes, and suggest that the economics of football do not reflect the global macroeconomy, where emerging markets are king. Europe is still the sport’s financial powerhouse and it is preparing to flex its muscles.
Digger understands that Bin Hammam will seek to form an alliance with the Uefa president, Michel Platini. Although Platini, a former world and European footballer of the year, was once a special adviser to Blatter, relationships within football politics have changed after the 2022 World Cup was awarded to Qatar.
Blatter’s attempt to move that tournament to the winter threatens to disrupt three seasons of domestic football C due to the 2021 Confederations Cup, the World Cup and the requirement for a 2022 close season. That has caused concerns among European clubs and leagues, whose refusal to sanction the release of their players would wreck the tournament.
Digger can reveal that the Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore, is a house guest of Bin Hammam in Doha this week.
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