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The six English clubs that were involved announced that they are abandoning the Superliga project

2021-04-21T01:30:38.701Z

The first to issue a statement was Manchester City. This was followed by Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal.



04/20/2021 19:30

  • Clarín.com

  • sports

Updated 04/20/2021 19:30

All English clubs

abandoned the Super League project

, following in the footsteps of Manchester City, which was the first to officially announce it.

The six English clubs that were established among the twelve founding members of the new competition have started the procedures to leave the Super League.

In a series of statements issued on Tuesday night, the four clubs that had not yet positioned themselves against the competition, after City announced their intention to leave and Chelsea leaked their plan to leave, confirmed the departure of the Pharaonic project.

Manchester City was the first to make it official

on Tuesday afternoon, after it was leaked that Chelsea would abandon the project.

Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur will not continue with the Super League either.

Manchester City Football Club can confirm that it has formally enacted procedures to withdraw from the group developing plans for a European Super League.

pic.twitter.com/jlZjKJld34

- Manchester City (@ManCityES) April 20, 2021

"Liverpool can confirm that our participation in the proposal to form a European Super League will not continue

," Liverpool said.

Liverpool Football Club can confirm that our involvement in proposed plans to form a European Super League has been discontinued.

- Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 20, 2021

Arsenal apologized for making "this mistake" and pointed out that the fans' response has made them reflect and reconsider.

"The last few days have shown us the deep feeling of our fans for this club. Their response has made us reflect and think. It was never our intention to cause these problems, but we did not want to be left behind when we received the invitation to this Super League, to protect the future of Arsenal, "the Gunners said in a statement.

As a result of listening to you and the football community in general over the last few days, we are withdrawing from the proposed Super League.



We made a mistake and we apologize for it.

https://t.co/mdQSkEeG2x

- Arsenal FC Spanish (@ArsenalEspanol) April 20, 2021

"As a result of having listened to the soccer statement, we left the Super League.

We made a mistake and we apologize for that

."

Neither will Daniel Levy's Tottenham Hotspur continue with the project, who issued a statement.

"We regret the anxiety and sadness that we have caused. We believed that it was important for our club to participate in the development of a new structure that would ensure the financial future of the football pyramid.

We believe that the sport should constantly review its competitions

and that agencies should make sure the sport we all love evolves. Thanks to the fans for their input, "Levy said.

We confirm that we have started the procedures to leave the group that is developing proposals for the European Super League (ESL).

#VamosSpurs ⚪️ #COYS pic.twitter.com/cEg64i2R5U

- Tottenham Hotspur (@Spurs_ES) April 20, 2021

Finally, Manchester United stated that they will not be part of the competition either.

"We will not participate in the European Super League.

We have listened carefully to the reaction of our fans, the UK Government and others.

We remain committed to working with the football community to put in place sustainable solutions to the long-term challenges faced by them. that football faces, "United said.

We will not be participating in the European Super League. # MUFC

- Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 20, 2021

Look also

European Super League, recalculating: clubs resign, fans protest and the initial foam loses strength

European resistance against the Super League: governments prepare a "legislative bomb" to prevent the creation of the tournament

Source: clarin

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