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Prime Minister Boris Johnson slams ‘damaging' European Super League plans as six Premier League clubs threaten breakaway

Posted On: 16 May 2021   |   Posted By: Metro

Prime Minister Boris Johnson slams ‘damaging' European Super League plans as six Premier League clubs threaten breakaway

The ‘big six' have signed letters of intent to join a new breakaway league
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed plans for a new European Super League and says the UK government will support any action taken to prevent the ‘damaging' proposals.
Speculation exploded on Sunday afternoon that the Premier League's ‘big six' - Arsenal , Chelsea , Liverpool, Manchester City , Manchester United and Tottenham - had signed letters of intent to join a new competition along with six other European heavyweights.
Spanish trio Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have also signed up, along with Italian clubs Juventus, Inter and AC Milan.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Spurs, Liverpool, United and City are all looking to break away
But the news has been treated with outrage and cynicism from Uefa as well the governing bodies of the English, Spanish and Italian leagues - including the Premier League and Football Association.
In a joint statement, the bodies all threatened to do everything in...

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