Europa League: Manchester United and City Presence Is Good for Football

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Europa League: Manchester United and City Presence Is Good for Football
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Whilst Manchester United and Manchester City crashing out of the Champions League may be a disaster for both clubs, United especially, it is ultimately good for football.

It adds more romance to the game, more potential for the giants to fall and adds to the drama and excitement that has made this sport the world's game.

However, besides a more enticing plot and the possibility of new, untold chapters being written into the annals of football, the presence of United and City, two European superpowers (albeit in terms of money as regards Man City), in Europe's second tier brings huge benefits to football in general.

Here's how their participation in the Europa League will improve football.

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