FIFA president Gianni Infantino open to creating multinational leagues

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Sid Lowe believes Man City's manager will be the center of attention in his team's UCL clash with Real Madrid. The FC panel are undecided if Jose Mourinho will be able to put the pieces together at Tottenham by February. Julien Laurens delves into the storylines ahead of Dortmund-PSG as Thomas Tuchel faces his former club. Julien Laurens wouldn't be shocked if Chelsea sprung a surprise on Bayern like they did in the 2012 final. The FC crew don't see eye to eye when it comes to the weight of expectations on Real Madrid and Man City. FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said the governing body could drop its long-standing opposition to cross-border leagues, as it looks to help countries who are struggling to compete. FIFA has always opposed attempts to create multinational leagues, saying that the basis of the game was the national competition. Infantino's predecessor Sepp Blatter was strongly opposed to such plans, and European governing body UEFA has also blocked such initiatives and looked to its own competitions as a way...

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