Fifteen of Europe’s biggest football club are set to announce their intent to join a new European Super League, including Premier League big six and the two Spanish giants.
Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Manchester City are part of this breakaway which will be challenging Premier League and UEFA Champions League.
According to the reports, Real Madrid along with their rivals Barcelona will also be joining the new league.
However, French and German clubs, including Bayern Munich, have refused the idea of joining the breakaway.
Framework of the new league involves a total of 20 teams, with 15 permanent members who cannot be relegated, and five teams will be rotated in and out based on performance.
UEFA, Premier League, and other major European leagues were strong in response, threatening the breakaway clubs with legal action if the project were to go ahead.
The news comes less than 24 hours before UEFA’s announcement of the new proposed changes to Champions League format.