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UEFA PENALIZED CHELSEA, MANCHESTER CITY AND OTHERS OVER EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE

by Ayomide Victor

Nine of the first European Super League clubs, including the Premier League’s ‘large six’, have been given a monetary discipline by Uefa.

The nine – Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, in addition to AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid – have likewise dedicated to the European administering body and its rivalries.

However, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are set to face “appropriate action” under Uefa’s disciplinary process.

The threesome have wouldn’t deny the breakaway group.

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The ESL was declared on 18 April however within 48 hours the plans had self-destructed with the English clubs pulling out after fan fights and UK government pressure.

The nine clubs have consented to make a consolidated 15m euros (£13.4m) altruism commitment to profit youngsters’ and grassroots football across Europe.

They will likewise have 5% of Uefa competition incomes retained for one season, beginning in 2023-24, and this cash will be reallocated, remembering for the UK.

Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer will pay his club’s portion of the goodwill contribution and the competition revenue, which will not come out of club funds.

Arsenal’s owners, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, are committed to meeting all costs incurred by the ESL while a Tottenham statement said: “Any fines will be the responsibility of the owners.”

The nine clubs face fines of 100m euros (£86.9m) each on the off chance that they look to join an unapproved competition later on, and a fine of half that if they breach any other terms of the declaration, Uefa said in a statement.

They will likewise rejoin the compelling campaigning bunch of the European Club Association.

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin said: “I said at the Uefa Congress fourteen days prior that takes a strong organisation to admit making a mistake, especially in these days of trial by social media. These clubs have done just that.

“In tolerating their responsibilities and ability to fix the interruption they caused, Uefa needs to put this part behind it and push ahead in a positive soul.

“These clubs perceived their slip-ups rapidly and have made a move to exhibit their humility and future obligation to European football. “In accepting their commitments and willingness to repair the disruption they caused, Uefa wants to put this chapter behind it and move forward in a positive spirit.

“These clubs recognised their mistakes quickly and have taken action to demonstrate their contrition and future commitment to European football.

“The same cannot be said for the clubs that remain involved in the so-called Super League and Uefa will deal with those clubs subsequently.”

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