There is a possibility of another El Clasico clashes outside the Spanish La Liga as Barcelona and Real Madrid will be among the 12 European representatives to contest the new Super Club World Cup by Federation Internationale de Football Association.
Liverpool are set to be asked to take part in a new Club World Cup format which will take place every four years from 2021.
But Madrid, victor of the last two editions of the Club World Cup, is endorsing Infantino's vision of the tournament being played every four years in June or July with 12 representatives from Europe.
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The news comes via a report in the Times, which details how the competition would replace the current annual "Club World Cup" and also see the Confederations Cup being scrapped.
Clubs could earn up to £100 million from participating in the tournament which is backed by a consortium led by Japanese company SoftBank. Sponsors from the United Arab Emirates, Japan and Saudi Arabia would reportedly bankroll the winnings. The other twelve clubs will be picked from around the world. The country already has five World Cup titles: 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994 and 2002, and was the host of the 2014 World Cup, in which the local team lost in the semi-finals to Germany - who eventually became the champions - with the embarrassing result of 7-1.
The Liverpool Echo cite The Times journalist Martyn Ziegler in saying World governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association are to hold a council meeting at the start of June in an attempt to finalise the plans competition.