Liverpool owner John W Henry Sends Stunning Statement to Fans, Players and Staff on the Super League

Liverpool owner John W Henry Sends Stunning Statement to Fans, Players and Staff on the Super League

- Liverpool owner John Henry has begged the club's fans for the Super League

- The Reds supported the proposal for the European Super League to be staged

- Jurgen Klopp and his wards have not been doing well this season in the EPL

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John W Henry who is the owner of Premier League champions Liverpool has tender an apology to the club's fans, players and staff for his decision to support the European Super League.

For the past few days, the European Super League has been the major topic of discussion in global football as reporters and fans are reviewing its merit and demerit.

Some are of the opinions that the Super League is a welcome initiative while many are of the views that the introduction will cause massive setback to soccer in Europe.

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The main reason is that many teams won't take part in the Champions League if the European Super League should kickoff.

Even though they have opted out of the moves, Liverpool were among the Premier League teams who welcomed the European Super League.

According to the report on Sky Sports, Henry who bought Liverpool in 2010 explained that he is responsible for the mutiny against the Reds.

"I want to apologise to all the fans and supporters of Liverpool Football Club for the disruption I caused over the past 48 hours.
"It goes without saying but should be said that the project put forward was never going to stand without the support of the fans. No-one ever thought differently in England. Over these 48 hours, you were very clear that it would not stand. We heard you. I heard you.
"And I want to apologise to Jurgen [Klopp], to Billy [Hogan, chief executive], to the players, and to everyone who works so hard at LFC to make our fans proud.''

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John W. Henry.
Liverpool owner John W. Henry. Photo by Michael Regan
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how all the six Premier League clubs that had signed up for the controversial European Super League have withdrawn from the plans.

The move came after sustained outrage and criticism from several quarters of the football sphere, with millions of fans petitioning against the plan on social media.

The Big Six EPL teams formed part of a 12-club contingent of elite clubs that had ratified the arrangement to have a parallel European competition.

Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City and Tottenham Hotspur had all agreed to form the controversial tournament alongside La Liga sides, Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Source: Legit

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