European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL), who represent the likes of the Barclays Premier League, the German Bundesliga and Spain´s La Liga, have dismissed Platini´s proposal to have cup winners qualify automatically for a money-spinning spot in the world´s most important club competition.
And Platini´s attempt to boost the role of smaller nations in the tournament, which would see the top leagues restricted to no more than three representatives, were also shot down.
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