“The future of this project is now hanging in the balance”, those are the words of Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol, with reports circulating that European Super League plans could be set to collapse.
All that you will have read about over the past 72 hours will have related to the European Super League concept. A money motivated scheme which threatens to increase the gap between Europe’s elite and their contenders.
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The football world has mobilised in a collective effort to stop it in its tracks, and if recent reports are to be believed, the backlash, which is like nothing we have seen before, could be having the desired effect.
Oliver Holt of the Mail on Sunday tweeted last night that two Premier League clubs are having cold feet.
Hearing the first cracks may be beginning to appear in the ugly, misshapen edifice of the ESL. Told two English clubs are close to losing their nerve.
— Oliver Holt (@OllieHolt22) April 20, 2021
This has been followed up by Sky Sports’ Kaveh Solhekol claiming this morning that the plans are hanging in the balance.
🗣 “The future of this project is now hanging in the balance.”@SkyKaveh believes today will be an important day for the ‘The Super League’ with Premier League & FIFA meetings happening pic.twitter.com/V83Iu5KIjm
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) April 20, 2021
The next 24-48 hours will be pivotal in deciding whether or not the European Super League goes ahead. Clubs need to make a stand and pull out NOW, before it’s too late and our game is lost forever.