Plans for a European Super League are on the verge of collapse after three of the 12 founding members started to back away from the plans following immense pressure from supporters, governing bodies, governments and their own players.
Manchester City are the first club to confirm that they have “formally enacted the procedures to withdraw from the group developing plans”. According to various reports, Chelsea are set to follow suit.
Elsewhere, Manchester United have released a statement confirming that CEO Ed Woodward will step down at the end of the season; an indication that the hierarchy at Old Trafford have also been spooked.
— arseblog (@arseblog) April 20, 2021
The rats are fleeing the sinking ship.
We’re keeping an eye out for one that looks like Stan Kroenke.