The English Premier League has released a statement on the proposed Super League plans.
The statement reveals that the 14 clubs not involved in the so-called breakaway have unanimously rejected the plans by their six counterparts.
“The 14 clubs at the meeting unanimously and vigorously rejected the plans for the competition. The Premier League is considering all actions available to prevent it from progressing, as well as holding those Shareholders involved to account under its rules.
“The League will continue to work with key stakeholders including fan groups, Government, UEFA, The FA, EFL, PFA, and LMA to protect the best interests of the game and call on those clubs involved in the proposed competition to cease their involvement immediately.
“The reaction proves just how much our open pyramid and football community means to people,” the statement noted.
The six Premier League teams who have supported the formation of the new competition are Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea FC, Arsenal, Manchester City, and Liverpool.
Premier League statement about #SuperLeague 🚨
“The 14 clubs at the meeting unanimously and vigorously rejected the plans for the competition. Premier League is considering all actions available to prevent it from progressing”.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 20, 2021