Kaveh Solhekol has provided another update on the European Super League, suggesting some key figures at the Premier League’s big six are getting cold feet about the idea.
Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham yesterday announced plans to join a new breakaway competition, and the news has not gone down at all well with fans or pundits alike.
Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol has already spoken today about why he thinks the plans could collapse, and he’s provided another intriguing update.
In the tweet below, Solhekol says some club executives are not happy with how this has all been handled, with one saying it’s not what they signed up for…
Strong differences of opinion emerging in private between breakaway clubs. Some of execs involved believe they're being hung out to dry & are beginning to get cold feet. They're nervous & disappointed about way it's been handled. One says: “This is not what we signed up for”
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) April 20, 2021
It really could be that the powers-that-be didn’t anticipate such a strong negative response to the Super League plans, and it might be that the likes of Liverpool and Man Utd won’t quite be brave enough to go through with it and risk alienating their fans to such an extent.
This will certainly be one to watch…
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