UEFA and Premier League have blasted the plans and sent strong warnings saying they’ll be consequences for clubs and players who joins the the anticipated Euro Super League which would be inaugurated soon.
Three clubs from La Liga and three clubs from Serie A are also set to be part of the project along with the six Premier League teams.
England’s ‘big six’ are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League which are Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham these have agreed to join the breakaway European Super League.
The new Euro Super League has been put forward as a rival to the UEFA Champions League, but not as a replacement to domestic leagues.
The six Premier League clubs will be joined by AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid. Three more clubs can still join for the inaugural season which will commence as soon as possible.
A statement read: “Twelve of Europe’s leading football clubs have today come together to announce they have agreed to establish a new mid-week competition, the Super League, governed by its Founding Clubs.
“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.
“Going forward, the Founding Clubs look forward to holding discussions with UEFA and FIFA to work together in partnership to deliver the best outcomes for the new League and for football as a whole.