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European Super League: All six Premier League teams withdraw from competition

According to the report, it seems that after the involvement of all six Premier League teams they have now withdrawn from the competition. After preparing the documentation to withdraw Manchester City was the first club to pull out after Chelsea had flagged their intent to do so.

So now all have followed the suit that includes other for sides Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United, and Tottenham. The Super League stated that it would amend “the most appropriate steps” to reshape the project.

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From the Super League, Manchester City verified they have “formally enacted the procedures to withdraw”. After that Liverpool maintained their involvement in the proposed breakaway league “has been discontinued”.

After making their decision to not take part, it seems that Manchester United said they had “listened carefully to the reaction from our fans, the UK government, and other key stakeholders”. By apologizing in an open letter Arsenal told them they had “made a mistake”, adding they were withdrawing after listening to them and the “wider football community”.

Chelsea approved they have “begun the formal procedures for withdrawal from the group” that they only joined “late last week”. By causing the proposal Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy affirmed the club regretted the “anxiety and upset”.

From the statement the European Super League said: “Given the current circumstances we shall reconsider the most appropriate steps to reshape the project, always having in mind our goals of offering fans the best experience possible while enhancing solidarity payments for the entire football community.”

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin welcomed the reversal, adding: “They are back in the fold now and I know they have a lot to offer not just to our competitions but to the whole of the European game. “The important thing now is that we move on, rebuild the unity that the game enjoyed before this and move forward together.” 

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