News : Five English clubs withdraw from Super League – sport
The highly controversial project is effectively over. Only Chelsea FC has not yet officially confirmed the end, but is also considering an exit, according to media reports.
After Manchester City, other top English clubs have turned their backs on plans for a European football super league. Champions Liverpool FC, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC also announced on Wednesday night that they would say goodbye to the establishment of the exclusive league. According to reports, Chelsea FC had also taken steps accordingly.
The Spanish clubs FC Barcelona and Atlético Madrid are also expected to withdraw, media reported. This should mean that the highly controversial project that threatened to split European club football is off the table again.
Twelve European top clubs had announced the establishment of a billion-dollar Super League on Monday night. This would be in direct competition with the Champions League of the European Football Union Uefa. No club from the Bundesliga had joined the Super League.
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