Juventus shares sink on Super League chaos
12:19 | 28/04/2021 Print Article
Shares in Juventus plunged by more than 10 percent on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of Manchester United after their Super League project with some of Europe's top football clubs collapsed.
|Fiorentina's Uruguayan defender Martin Caceres (L) tackles Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Italian Serie A football match Fiorentina vs Juventus on April 25, 2021 at the Artemio-Franchi stadium in Florence.(Vincenzo PINTO / AFP) |
The Italian club's shares had reached their highest level since September on the announcement of the project, at 0.911 euros on Monday, but fell as all six English clubs withdrew following a furious backlash from fans and football authorities.
After a fall of some 4.23 percent on Tuesday, at around 0800 GMT Wednesday the price was down a further 10.77 percent to 0.779 euros on the Milan stock market.
Manchester United shares fell on Tuesday in New York, dropping six percent and erasing most of the previous day's gains.