Six English clubs have agreed to join a new breakaway European Super League, it has been announced.Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham have linked up with six European clubs – three from Spain and three from Italy – to create a rival competition to the Champions League.It is anticipated three more clubs will join the breakaway group as founding members with the new competition, which will begin “as soon as practicable” to eventually feature 20 teams.
Fans rejoice over all English clubs pulling out of the European Super League. Manchester City was the first to withdraw after Chelsea prepared documents to leave the competition.
Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham have all followed suit. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says his side have been "dealt a bad hand" by people who have "never played football", as it was revealed his team will play four games in eight days due to fixture congestion.
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Tottenham interim boss Ryan Mason says he has not discussed his long-term future with chairman Daniel Levy.Mason is charge until the end of the season after replacing Jose Mourinho last month and has led Spurs to two wins from two Premier League games so far.
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Mikel Arteta insists he is still the man to lead Arsenal back to glory despite his side failing to reach the Europa League final after being eliminated by Villarreal.The Gunners face a first season without European football in 25 years after drawing a blank in their semi-final second leg against Villarreal.Arteta’s side were trailing 2-1 from the first leg in Spain and failed to overturn the deficit as Unai Emery got one over his former club to once again reach the final of a competition he thrives in.
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Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has revealed his family were left scared by his weight loss after he contracted malaria while on international duty in March.The Gabon forward missed four games following the diagnosis after a feeling of lethargy left him questioning the cause.
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said Chelsea and Manchester City fans should not travel to Turkey, which hosts the Champions League final, after it was placed on the red list for travel restrictions.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reiterated the need for supporters to be heard but the Manchester United manager felt the anti-Glazer protest that forced Sunday’s clash against Liverpool to be called off went “too far”.Having controversially taken over at United in 2005, the already despised owners’ botched attempt to join the breakaway European Super League brought anger against them to a new level.
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