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European Super League LIVE: Ed Woodward resigns as four clubs pull out of tournament


Boris Johnson sends message

Boris Johnson has urged Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham to follow in the footsteps of Chelsea and Man City by pulling out of the Super League.

The Prime Minister tweeted: “The decision by Chelsea and Manchester City is – if confirmed – absolutely the right one and I commend them for it.

“I hope the other clubs involved in the European Super League will follow their lead.”

Conor McGregor offers to buy Man Utd

UFC superstar Conor McGregor has offered to buy Manchester United from the Glazers as fans have lost faith in the current ownership.

“Hey guys, I’m thinking about buying Manchester United! What do you think?” the Irishman posted on Twitter.

Man Utd expected to leave Super League

Senior Manchester United executives met on Tuesday and they are planning to leave the Super League.

Liverpool director sends message

Liverpool director Sir Kenny Dalglish has gone public and asked for his club to withdraw from the Super League.

“The last few days have been difficult for everyone who loves Liverpool Football Club and I really hope we do the right thing,” he tweeted.

Dalglish is the first senior Liverpool representative to criticise the move.

Gary Neville takes shot at Ed Woodward

Gary Neville has taken a parting shot at Ed Woodward after the Manchester United chief executive resigned.

The former defender posted a waving hand emoji on Twitter as he is glad to see the back of the 49-year-old.

Andrea Agnelli resigns

Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli has followed in Ed Woodward’s footsteps and resigned from his position.

The of European football’s most powerful men have left their posts within a matter of minutes.

Ed Woodward resigns

Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward has resigned from his position following the chaotic scenes in the Old Trafford boardroom.

United owner Joel Glazer was one of the leading voices behind the European Super League and was appointed as the vice-chairman of the tournament.

The Red Devils have yet to pull out of the event but Woodward has left his post.

It is claimed the 49-year-old was planning to walk away in the summer but he has decided to leave immediately.

Meeting tonight

All 12 members of the European Super League are set to meet tonight, according to talkSPORT.

This could lead to more clubs following suit and the plan being scrapped altogether.

Atletico Madrid stance

Atletico Madrid chiefs are preparing a movement to withdraw from the European Super League, according to reports.

Diego Simeone’s side will be the first La Liga side to officially do so.

Barcelona president speaks out

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says his club will not join the Super League without the backing of it’s fans.

“Barcelona will not join the Super League until our socios vote for it,” he said. “It’s their club, so it’s their decision.”

Chelsea preparing for exit

Chelsea are preparing the relevant documentation to withdraw from the Super League following a mass protest outside Stamford Bridge ahead of their clash with Brighton.

Roman Abramovich has made a shock U-turn and will no longer wants his club to compete in the event.

The kick-off was delayed by 15 minutes before protesters blocked the team coach from arriving at the ground.

The Chelsea team were also held up at their hotel for longer than planned because of the protest.

Man City withdraw

Manchester City are the first club to have officially told the European Super League organisers that they want out, according to the Sun.

The Blues were one of 12 clubs invited into the exclusive tournament which has come under huge fire.





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