1:25 p.m. – April 23, 2021
The Super League has been shattered.
Consequence of the withdrawal of English clubs, just two days after the announcement of the competition project.
English supporters have not ceased to show their hostility to this project since Sunday.
Chelsea fans notably demonstrated ahead of the game against Brighton on Tuesday.
They did not hesitate to stop their team’s bus.
All participating teams were affected by this rejection.
Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, has taken to the front lines as well.
Manchester City were the first club to withdraw from the project on Monday night.
Then all the Premier League clubs announced their withdrawal, up to Chelsea, the last to formalize it.
Arsenal have apologized to their fans after announcing their withdrawal.
Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola
Jürgen Klopp and especially Pep Guardiola had not hesitated to torpedo the project.
On the front line in this project, Florentino Perez is in dire straits.
And the same is true of Andrea Agnelli, the president of Juventus.
Two other clubs started on Wednesday: Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan.
The 2nd Lombard club did the same.
Aleksandr Ceferin is smiling again.
The UEFA president has not mince words since Sunday.
Nasser Al-KHelaïfi and FLorentino Perez
The president of PSG also comes out strengthened.
Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gündogan did not hesitate to criticize the reform of the Champions League on his social networks.
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“The current format works perfectly”
« With everything going on in the Super League… Can we also talk about the new format of the Champions League? the German international asked in a tweet. More and more matches, no one thinks about the players? The new format of the LOC is just the less worst of the two… The current format works perfectly, which is why the competition is the most popular in the world, for us the players, but also the fans.. »
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