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Super League: several clubs plan to withdraw, the house of cards collapses

2021-04-20T20:20:04.173Z

Chelsea, Manchester City, Atlético Madrid and Manchester United are backtracking. The Super League, is it already over? Criticized from all sides, the almost closed championship project fomented by a dozen of major European houses has lead in the wing. As reported by the BBC , Chelsea intends to withdraw from the project and is already preparing the documents to this effect. Multiple sources confirmed this information immediately. The clash between the Blues and Real Madrid of



The Super League, is it already over?

Criticized from all sides, the almost closed championship project fomented by a dozen of major European houses has lead in the wing.

As reported by the

BBC

, Chelsea intends to withdraw from the project and is already preparing the documents to this effect.

Multiple sources confirmed this information immediately.

The clash between the Blues and Real Madrid of Florentino Perez, in the semi-finals of the Champions League, takes on a whole new dimension all at once, knowing that the Madrid boss is at the head of the Super project. League.

Except that by next week, this story may already be dead and buried.

The announcements of future withdrawals fall as in Gravelotte: first Manchester City (future opponent of PSG in C1), then Atlético Madrid, Manchester United ... As for Barcelona, ​​President Laporta (which we did not feel particularly hot for this project) announced that the Blaugranas will not join the Super League without the backing of the Socios.

"It is they who decide, it is their club," said Mr. Laporta.

Astonishing?

Not necessarily: we remember that it was his predecessor, Jordi Bartomeu, who worked on this idea of ​​the Super League with Messrs Florentino Perez, Andrea Agnelli (Juventus) and a few others.  

More info to follow ...

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Source: lefigaro

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