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Pressure from Al-Khelaifi and ECA meant Roma pulled out of Gamper

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Al-Khelaifi put pressure on Roma not to play the Gamper Trophy. AFP
Al-Khelaifi put pressure on Roma not to play the Gamper Trophy. AFP
Roma made a surprising decision on Monday not to play in the Gamper Trophy against Barcelona. The Italian side said that the reason was their packed pre-season calendar, but 'Il Corriere dello Sport' reported that it was due to pressure from Nasser Al-Khelaigfi and the ECA as Barcelona support the Super League.