European Super League could sue English Clubs

As the dust settles on a turbulent three days, a period that saw 12 European giants break off from their respective leagues before back tracking, the fall out of the European Super League continues.
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It was an unforgettably incredible night for fans of the six English clubs who were involved in the formation of the European Super League as all six clubs withdrew from the controversial competition. 

The massive backlash from fans, players, coaches and even politicians led to the six clubs backing down from their decision to join the Super League. 

There are no doubts that fans, in particular, were instrumental in the decision as protests were held and opinions voiced from fans throughout Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspurs.

Liverpool fans display their anger at the clubs involvement of the European Super League, they displayed banners outside the world famous Anfield Stadium.

Apologetic statements from the clubs including a video message from Liverpool owner John W. Henry has been unsurprisingly met with fury from the fans signalling that this battle is not yet over and fans have lost trust in their club's owners.

The battle may also not be over on other fronts as sources have suggested the European Super League chairman Florentino Perez may plan legal action for the six English clubs to be sued for their departure from the competition. 

Spanish TV personality and Journalist Josep Pederol, via Route One Football, who recently spoke to Perez on the formation of the Super League, suggested in a Twitter post early this morning that English clubs could face legal action for withdrawing from the competition.

Florentina Perez had cancelled an interview with Spanish radio on Tuesday but a statement was released from the European Super League indicating that the competition may go ahead at some stage without the departing clubs.

“Given the current circumstances, we shall reconsider the most appropriate steps to reshape the project.”

At the time of writing, three clubs still remain as part of the European Super League including Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, after Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and AC Milan withdrew from the proposals, on Wednesday. 

Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli who is still in favour of the European Super League, last night admitted it can no longer go ahead without the six Premier League clubs.

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Reports in Spain also suggest the general thoughts of the Spanish footballing community is that Florentina Perez has tarnished his reputation. In a surprising turn of events, Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin has been very forgiving of the clubs who withdrew in a statement made late yesterday.

"I said yesterday that it is admirable to admit a mistake and these clubs made a big mistake. But they are back in the fold now and I know they have a lot to offer, not just to our competitions, but to the whole of the European game."

Although recent news is great for football fans, this is not the last we have heard of the European Super League and clubs will be preparing for any legal action that could be taken against them.