Chelsea and Manchester City to withdraw from European Super League

Move follows fan protests and player disquiet at ChelseaPep Guardiola has spoken out against the projectChelsea and Manchester City are to withdraw from the European Super League. The clubs on Sunday were among 12 teams, including six from the Premier League, to join as founder members.Chelsea’s decision emerged amid protests by their fans outside Stamford Bridge and after their players had told the club’s chairman, Bruce Buck, that they would not want to play in the Super League if they were banned from participating in international football. City fans have also made their opposition known. Continue reading...

  • Move follows fan protests and player disquiet at Chelsea
  • Pep Guardiola has spoken out against the project

Chelsea and Manchester City are to withdraw from the European Super League. The clubs on Sunday were among 12 teams, including six from the Premier League, to join as founder members.

Chelsea’s decision emerged amid protests by their fans outside Stamford Bridge and after their players had told the club’s chairman, Bruce Buck, that they would not want to play in the Super League if they were banned from participating in international football. City fans have also made their opposition known.

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