Espanyol chief Collett: Real Madrid, Barcelona only teams capable of winning title

Espanyol chief Joan Collett says the La Liga will continue to be a two-horse race so long as TV revenue is not evenly split.

Espanyol chief Joan Collett says the La Liga will continue to be a two-horse race so long as TV revenue is not evenly split.

Despite a rehashing of the TV rights in Spain, Collett says it still doesn't go far enough.

He blasted: “I cannot understand why teams such as Atletico Madrid and Valencia have agreed to this. Not so long ago, these teams could have been fighting for the title but now they have given up on finishing either first or second.

“Fans of these teams would like to have seen leadership, particularly is Atletico want to avoid facing 20 years without defeating Real Madrid. Barcelona and Real Madrid do not understand the other clubs.”

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