Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward on Wednesday dismissed reports that the club were part of a plot to form a breakaway European Super League, saying it was focused on official talks with UEFA over the future of the Champions League.

A report from Sky Sports on Tuesday said United, Liverpool and other top European clubs were working on a project to create a breakaway European league.

“I saw the reports on that and candidly don’t know where that story came from, there isn’t really anything for us to say,” Woodward said on a call with investors.

Woodward said that the club was, as a member of the European Club Association (ECA), engaged in the formal talks with UEFA over the format for the Champions League from 2024.

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