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Nine of 12 Super League clubs recommit to UEFA and admit project was a mistake

In a Friday press launch, UEFA states that Arsenal, AC Milan, Chelsea, Atlético Madrid, Inter Milan, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, have acknowledged and accepted that “the Super League project was a mistake and apologize to followers, nationwide associations, nationwide leagues, fellow European clubs and UEFA.”

UEFA has levied monetary penalties on the 9. Collectively, the groups will donate 15 million euros ($18.25M) to charities and will forgo 5 p.c of the revenues they’d have acquired from competitions. UEFA says the clubs have agreed to be fined up to 100 million euros ($121.7M) ought to they breach their UEFA commitments.

UEFA president (*12*) Čeferin mentioned within the launch: “These clubs acknowledged their errors rapidly and have taken motion to exhibit their contrition … the identical can’t be mentioned for the clubs that stay concerned within the so-called ‘Super League’ and UEFA will take care of these clubs subsequently.”

The remaining three founding clubs of the Super League, Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid, stay in dispute with UEFA.

Earlier on Friday, Manchester United govt co-chairman and director Joel Glazer wrote a letter to the fans’ forum reiterating his “honest apology for the errors that had been made” in signing up for the Super League.

“In explicit, I need to acknowledge the necessity for change,” he added. “With deeper session with you as our most important fan consultant physique throughout a vary of vital points, together with the competitions we play in.

“We need to work collectively to give you an bold package deal of measures which is able to remodel our relationship with followers and strengthen the membership for the long-term. In this spirit, we are going to attain out to members of the discussion board to schedule a assembly by which I shall take part as quickly as attainable after the ultimate sport of the season.”

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