Chelsea to withdraw from the Newly formed league, European Super League amid protest from fans.
The club was among the 12 teams to join as the founder member of Super league, including six other from premier league.
The decision came after fans protest outside the stadium ‘ Stamford bridge’ and also the decision from player ask the club chairman Bruce Buck that they will like not to play in the new league if it meant that they were going to be banned from participating in international football.
The club felt it was in danger of overshadowing all the good work they have been doing in the community on the pandemic, fighting racism and antisemitism.
Manchester City have also told organisers that they do not wish to be a part of the Super League.
Citing from BBC report, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has Earlier today, met with the Football Association, Premier League officials and fans’ representatives, after which the government said it will take “whatever action necessary”, including legislative options, to ensure the proposals were stopped.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, who has was named as the ESL’s chairman, said the competition was set up “to save football” because young people are “no longer interested” in the game because of “a lot of poor quality games.”
Also AC Milan chief executive Ivan Gazidis said the ESL would be “a new, exciting chapter for the game” and that it will “provide value and support” across European football.