Roman Abramovich have this to say over the withdrawal of the Blues from European Competitions.
NewsReport Nigeria April 21, 2021
The Blues pulled the plug on the controversial breakaway league on Tuesday night after Thomas Tuchel’s side drew 0-0 with Brighton at Stamford Bridge.
NewsReport Nigeria gathered that the blues Chelsea FC were joined by the five other English clubs, who had initially signed up in withdrawing along side with some other clubs including Inter Milan, Juventus, this is what Andrea Agnelli chairman said, this morning that the league can longer go ahead.
Chelsea supporters protested against the Super League outside Stamford Bridge and delayed kick-off against Brighton.
Although Manchester City’s official club statement came before Chelsea’s on Tuesday night, the club were the first of the 12 rebels to signal their intent to pull out.
“Further, for a number of years, the Founding Clubs have had the objective of improving the quality and intensity of existing European competitions throughout each season, and of creating a format for top clubs and players to compete on a regular basis.
The club’s statement read: “As reported earlier this evening, Chelsea Football Club can confirm that it has begun the formal procedures for withdrawal from the group developing plans for a European Super League.
Six Premier League teams – Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham – are involved, alongside Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan.
Most of the club are saddled with debt and large wage bills, and hit hard by the pandemic, stand to benefit financially, with predictions that they will share billions of euros.
“AC Milan, Arsenal FC, Atlético de Madrid, Chelsea FC, FC Barcelona, FC Internazionale Milano, Juventus FC, Liverpool FC, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid CF and Tottenham Hotspur have all joined as Founding Clubs. It is anticipated that a further three clubs will join ahead of the inaugural season, which is intended to commence as soon as practicable.