ESL can’t now proceed – Agnelli

ESL cannot now proceed - Agnelli

2021-04-21 15:13:04

Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says the European Tremendous League venture can’t proceed following the withdrawal of the six Premier League golf equipment.

Agnelli was one of many chief architects of the breakaway plans, which concerned 12 golf equipment from England, Spain and Italy.

Nonetheless, with groups withdrawing, he accepts it can’t now go forward.

“To be frank and sincere no, evidently that’s not the case,” stated Agnelli, when requested whether or not the Tremendous League might nonetheless occur.

“I stay satisfied of the fantastic thing about that venture, of the worth that it will have developed to the pyramid, of the creation of one of the best competitors on the earth, however evidently no. I do not assume that venture is now nonetheless up and working.”

Agnelli was described as a “snake and a liar” by Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin on Monday after the announcement of the breakaway plans on Sunday night.

Agnelli resigned his place as chairman of the European Golf equipment’ Affiliation on Sunday and refused to take calls from Ceferin.

The six Premier League golf equipment concerned all withdrew inside hours of one another on Tuesday following a livid backlash to the plans.

Manchester Metropolis have been the primary membership to drag out after Chelsea had signalled their intent to take action by getting ready documentation to withdraw.

The opposite 4 sides – Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham – then adopted go well with late on Tuesday night.

Italian aspect Inter Milan are additionally set to withdraw as they not want to be concerned with the venture.

BBC Sport understands bosses on the Serie A membership are getting ready for his or her exit following Tuesday evening’s dramatic developments.

The 12-team Tremendous League, arrange by the six English groups and Inter, plus Spain’s Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Actual Madrid and Italy’s AC Milan and Juventus was introduced on Sunday to widespread condemnation.

“Regardless of the introduced departure of the English golf equipment, pressured to take such choices as a result of strain placed on them, we’re satisfied our proposal is absolutely aligned with European regulation and laws,” the ESL stated earlier on Wednesday, including it was “satisfied that the present established order of European soccer wants to alter”.

“Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez is insisting on the concept of holding the group collectively to push for change,” says Spanish soccer skilled Guillem Balague.

“Barcelona say they agreed to the ESL, however provided that the season ticket holders’ meeting approve it, which may very well be their manner out.”

Balague additionally says Atletico Madrid are assembly on Wednesday morning to assessment their place.

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