The ESL was opposed very strongly, the fans, players, and management were strongly against it.
Despite the strong rejection of ESL after just 48 hours, President Florentino Perez announced that ESL is not ‘dead.’
On Sunday night the European super league was declared and 12 clubs agreed for it. But by Tuesday night the premier league the six premiere clubs withdrew from the ESL. And after this, it was stated by Andrea Angelli that the super league could not go on.
A quick pause of ESL
It happened so quickly within two days, and the strong response triggered the rejection of ESL.
On Sunday, the plan to start ESL was ensured by the 12 clubs – the Premier League’s ‘Big Six, plus Real Madrid, Madrid, Atletico Barcelona, Juventus, Inter Milan, and AC Milan.
On Tuesday, the ESL has to face severe criticism and opposition and Chelsea, and Manchester City resigned due to the vigorous reaction from the fans, Premier League, and UEFA.
On Tuesday night, Arsenal, Tottenham, Manchester United, and Liverpool stepped back from the super league.
On Wednesday morning, the Juventus supervisor Andrea Agnelli said that the Super League could no longer move on.
But on Wednesday, a statement came from the chairman of the league Perez:
“If anyone thinks the Super League is finished, are they wrong? Absolutely.
“We’re going to keep working and what everyone thinks is for the best will emerge.
“The project is on standby. The Super League still exists.“
“There are people of a certain age involved and maybe they were scared because they didn’t understand anything that was going on. We all signed a binding contract, but I don’t think that one of them was ever convinced.
“In the end, there was an onslaught from the leagues, and the Premier League got fired up, so they said, ‘we’ll leave it for now.”
“There are people of a certain age involved, and maybe they were scared. Because they didn’t understand anything that was going on. We signed a requisite agreement, but I don’t reflect that one of them was ever persuaded.
“In the end, there was an onslaught from the leagues, and the Premier League got fired up, so they said, ‘we’ll leave it for now.
Perez claimed that one club was not “convinced” and that their uncertainties became “contagious”.