All six Premier League clubs, involved in the proposed European Super League, have now withdrawn from the controversial competition. The announcement of the tournament on Sunday made by 12 founding clubs including English clubs Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur was met with criticism and was opposed by the football governing bodies UEFA and FIFA.
Here is what the clubs said:
— Manchester City (@ManCity) April 20, 2021
As a result of listening to you and the wider football community over recent days we are withdrawing from the proposed Super League.
We made a mistake, and we apologise for it.
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) April 20, 2021
We will not be participating in the European Super League.#MUFC
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 20, 2021
Liverpool Football Club can confirm that our involvement in proposed plans to form a European Super League has been discontinued.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 20, 2021
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 20, 2021
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) April 20, 2021