Football club (Football), a financial institution that supports the European Super League (ESL), expressed regret for launching the series on Friday.
JPMorgan Chase provided 3.5 billion euros in support for the project, which was quickly “standby” due to widespread rejection by supporters, politicians and the football industry. From this amount, the purpose is to fund the infrastructure development of the founding club and the recovery from the negative economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
A bank spokesperson said on Friday: “We obviously misjudged the public’s position and how this will affect the future. We have learned a lesson from this case.”
From Sunday to Monday, announced plans to form a 20-team UEFA Super League. Its founders include 6 English clubs, 3 Italian and Spanish clubs, as well as international (FIFA) and Europeans that have received widespread dissatisfaction. Fan groups also made sharp criticisms of the planned series.
As a result, Manchester City officially announced its withdrawal from the lineup for the first time on Tuesday night, followed by Chelsea on Wednesday dawn, followed by Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur also withdrew from the plan. On Wednesday afternoon, Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan and AC Milan resigned, Juventus has assessed the implementation of ESL is still uncertain. Therefore, among the founding clubs, only FC Barcelona and Real Madrid have not officially changed their position on the Super League, which plans to have 15 permanent participants and 5 additional participants respectively.