Super League Vice-president Finally Bows To pressure, Admits Project Will Not Go On
- Andrea Agnelli has given up on the European Super League becoming a reality
- The vice-president was initially adamant that the project will go on as planned
- All EPL clubs as well as Barcelona, Atletico, Inter and Milan have also pulled out
- Real Madrid and Juventus are the only two teams left among the initial 12
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Andrea Agnelli has publicly admitted that the proposed European Super League is over in a released statement.
The six Premier League teams involved have pulled out of the association and AC Milan, Inter Milan, Barcelona as well as Atletico Madrid are also planning to do the same.
The two clubs left in the Super League will be Real Madrid and Juventus who club chairmen are president and vice-president of the project.
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Agnelli has now thrown in the towel claiming that the there was no way the tournament could still go ahead.
"To be frank and honest, no. Evidently that is not the case."
The Juventus chairman had earlier insisted that the new league will proceed no matter what the difficulty was.
“There is a blood pact binding our clubs together.
"The Super League project has a 100 per cent likelihood of success.
"We are moving forward."
All the Premier League club owners involved have apologized to their fans after agreeing to be a part of the breakout league.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that 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.
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reported that all the six Premier League clubs that had signed up for the controversial European Super League have withdrawn from the plans.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.
Source: Sports Brief News