Chelsea confirmed in a single day their intention to withdraw from the proposed Tremendous League – changing into the ultimate of the six English golf equipment to affix to step apart.
Hundreds of Chelsea supporters gathered outdoors Stamford Bridge to protest the plans on Tuesday night time forward of the membership’s 0-0 draw with Brighton and Hove Albion, with information breaking because it occurred that the Blues have been planning to withdraw.
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UEFA has released a statement with the backing of several leagues and FAs condemning plans for the formation of a European super league.
Every of the opposite 5 English golf equipment – Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Arsenal – confirmed their very own strikes after intense strain towards the mission, which was introduced on Sunday after secret talks.
The Tremendous League was designed as a ring-fenced competitors to permit as much as 15 ‘founder’ golf equipment to play towards one another extra usually every season in a breakaway competitors from the Champions League and Europa League – guaranteeing them considerably extra money than they might obtain from UEFA.
Chelsea’s statement read: “Chelsea Soccer Membership can affirm that it has begun the formal procedures for withdrawal from the group growing plans for a European Tremendous League.
“Having joined the group late final week, we have now now had time to contemplate the matter totally and have determined that our continued participation in these plans wouldn’t be in the perfect pursuits of the Membership, our supporters or the broader soccer neighborhood.”
Their assertion appears to substantiate plans that Chelsea joined for worry of lacking out on the mission, mentioned to be led by the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Actual Madrid.