England Premier League release a statement concerning European Super League

Premier League

Premier League held a meeting earlier on Tuesday with the 14 clubs which are not part of the European Super League to discuss about the competition.

Following the end of this emergency meeting, the PL announced that all the clubs representatives have “unanimously and vigorously rejected the plans for the competition”.

As it can be predicted the top six PL clubs including Manchester City, Liverpool, Man United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham did not participate to the meeting.

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Read the full Premier League statement below as received by Africa Top Sports

“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.”


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