European Super League vice-chairman says no going back after Premier League clubs withdraw

European Super League vice-chairman says no going back after Premier League clubs withdraw

- Andrea Agnelli has insisted that the Super League are not backing down despite the withdrawal of EPL teams

- The Juventus chairman and vice-president of the association believes their coming together is like a blood pact

- Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Juventus are the remaining teams left

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Super League vice-chairman Andrea Agnelli has stated that they are not giving up on the new league despite the withdrawal of the six Premier League clubs initially involved, Mirror.

The Juventus chairman added the project is like a blood pact and he believes the new project with achieve 100 per cent success.

Man United, Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham all pulled out of the ESL and apologized to their fans barely 48 hours of its announcement but Agnelli insists the league will succeed.

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“There is a blood pact binding our clubs together.
“The Super League project is moving forward, it has a 100% likelihood of success.
"We are moving forward."
On the prospect of peace talks with football's governing bodies he added: “Yes to talks with UEFA and FIFA."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that all the six Premier League clubs that had signed up for the controversial European Super League have withdrawn from the plans.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.

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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.

Legit.ng had also reported that Italian clubs AC Milan as well as Inter Milan have indicated their willingness to leave the newly-formed European Super League according to Italian journalist Romano Fabrizio.

This is coming barely hours after Premier League clubs who were involved in the breakaway competition announced their withdrawal.

No fewer than 12 football clubs who announced their breakaway competition left their positions at the UEFA and the European Clubs Association (ECA).

Source: Legit

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