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If one thing has become clear over the last 48 hours, it’s that proposals for a new European Super League have come from the owners of some of the biggest clubs in Europe—not the managers, players or fans whose interests have been kept in the dark.
The proposals would see founding members Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur form a new competition along with the top three clubs in Spain and Italy—as well as eight more teams, only five of which would enter on merit.
The ESL would therefore be a closed shop…
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