The English clubs have left the Super League. This is how Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC, Arsenal FC, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Manchester United justify their withdrawal.
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“It was never our intention to cause such trouble. When the invitation came to play in the Super League, we didn’t want to be left behind and make sure we were protecting Arsenal and their future, even though we knew there were no guarantees .
After hearing you and the broader football community over the past few days, we are withdrawing from the planned Super League. We made a mistake and we apologize. “
“Having joined the group late last week, we now had time to reconsider the matter and decided that our continued participation in these plans is not in the best interests of the club, our fans or the wider football community . “
“Manchester City can confirm that they have formally adopted the procedure to withdraw from the group that has developed plans for a European Super League.”
“We have listened carefully to the reactions of our fans, the UK government and other stakeholders.”
“We regret the fears and disappointment caused by the ESL. We thought it was important that our club be involved in the development of a possible new structure that would ensure better financial fair play and financial sustainability while at the same time Support for a wider football pyramid should increase significantly. “