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ESL can’t now proceed – Agnelli


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Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says the European Tremendous League challenge 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.

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

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

“I stay satisfied of the great thing about that challenge, of the worth that it will have developed to the pyramid, of the creation of the very best competitors on the planet, however evidently no. I do not assume that challenge is now nonetheless up and operating.”

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 tug out after Chelsea had signalled their intent to take action by making ready documentation to withdraw.

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

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

BBC Sport understands bosses on the Serie A membership are making ready for his or her exit following Tuesday night time’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 announced on Sunday to widespread condemnation.

“Regardless of the introduced departure of the English golf equipment, pressured to take such choices because of the stress placed on them, we’re satisfied our proposal is absolutely aligned with European regulation and rules,” the ESL mentioned earlier on Wednesday, including it was “satisfied that the present establishment of European soccer wants to vary”.

“Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez is insisting on the thought 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 could possibly be their method out.”

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

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