ESL: The Big 6 Withdraws From The Newest Football Tournament

ESL football have come to a standstill as the big six English Premier League clubs that had join 12 teams to form the competition pulled out of the tournament.

Manchester City was the first to withdraw after Chelsea showed intent to leave as well, then followed by Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham.

The clubs in different statements says they listened to opinions of their fans and that is why they decided to pull out of the competition.

However, ESL says it will “reconsider the most appropriate steps to reshape the project”, following the swift collapse of their proposed breakaway league.

“The European Super League is convinced that the current status quo of European football needs to change,” organisers said in a statement.

“Despite the announced departure of the English clubs, forced to take such decisions due to the pressure put on them, we are convinced our proposal is fully aligned with European law and regulations as was demonstrated today by a court decision to protect the Super League from third party actions.

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“Given the circumstances, we shall reconsider the most appropriate steps to reshape the project, always having in mind our goals of offering fans the best experience possible while enhancing solidarity payments for the entire football community,” they added.

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says the football community will concentrate on rebuilding unity they had before as the clubs returned “to the fold”.

The ESL have been planned as a league to see the English Football ‘big six’plus including Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid from Spain.

Also, Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan from Italy with a scheduled fixture to be played midweek.

This led to fans outrage of about a thousand gathering outside Stamford Bridge during Chelsea game against Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday which to protest against the plan.

Some of the players in the big six like Liverpool’s captain Jordan Henderson also added voice condemning the ESL and disagrees with the league.

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Also Read: European Super League : The Newest Football Tournament

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