The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has expressed its “maximum satisfaction” with the ruling of the Madrid Commercial Court thathas dismissed the LaLiga lawsuiton the LaLiga Santander and LaLiga SmartBank matches on Friday and Monday, and has announced that it will allow them to be held until the end of this 2019-20 season.
“The RFEF has always been convinced that it was assisted by reason in this matter. And from the first momentoffered LaLiga the possibility of negotiating freely.At this time, the RFEF wants to highlight the judge’s mandate, which he values very positively, that both parties must negotiate in good faith, “he said in a statement.
In this sense,the RFEF reiterated its “will” to negotiate in good faithand “loyally” for the future. “Furthermore, the RFEF wants to show its good will clearly, facilitating that the season can end without problems, maintaining the spirit of concord embodied in the Viana Palace with LaLiga and the CSD,” he recalled, referring to the protocol for the return of training after the break on COVID-19.
For this reason, the body chaired by Luis Rubiales has offered LaLiga, “without linking it to the start of negotiations”, that the matches of the two professional leagues can be played on Friday and Monday, and that they be included in the calendar since the resumption of the competition and until the end of this season “without requesting anything in exchange for this month and a half”.
Furthermore, the RFEF saidmake a commitment to maintain that predispositionfor the start of the next season 2020-21 “attending to the evolution of the health situation and especially if it supposes that meetings should be held behind closed doors, trusting that the League knows how to value the predisposition shown by the RFEF and this can lead to a good understanding in the future that will be satisfactory for the whole world of football. “