Tuesday, May 11

Premier League clubs pull out from Super League

Six Premier League clubs have agreed to join the Super League, including Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, and Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan, Inter Milan, and Juventus have also joined the league. But other 14 clubs of current Premier League have discarded the idea of Super League. These 14 clubs held a meeting on Monday and came to this decision.

Apart from these teams Premier League themselves have rejected the idea and have hinted they will try to stop it. Premier League released a statement that said “The Premier League, alongside the FA, met with clubs today to discuss the immediate implications of the Super League proposal. The 14 clubs at the meeting unanimously and vigorously rejected the plans for the competition.

“The Premier League is considering all actions available to prevent it from progressing, as well as holding those Shareholders involved to account under its rules. “The League will continue to work with key stakeholders including fan groups, Government, UEFA, The FA, EFL, PFA and LMA to protect the best interests of the game and call on those clubs involved in the proposed competition to cease their involvement immediately.

“The Premier League would like to thank fans and all stakeholders for the support they have shown this week on this significant issue. The reaction proves just how much our open pyramid and football community means to people.”

Other 14 Premier League teams have personally released their statements regarding the situation as well. Other teams of top leagues of different countries have also condemned this decision including Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and PSG.

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