October 29, 2020

Premier League clubs to go to WAR with Man Utd and Liverpool in ‘angriest meeting ever’ over Project Big Picture

Premier League clubs to go to WAR with Man Utd and Liverpool in ‘angriest meeting ever’ over Project Big Picture

PREMIER LEAGUE clubs are set to spark the ‘angriest meeting ever’ as they oppose the ‘Project Big Six Picture’.

Liverpool’s American owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) put forward the controversial plans on Sunday backed by Manchester United.

John Henry, right, put forward the plans for Project Big Six

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John Henry, right, put forward the plans for Project Big SixCredit: Getty Images – Getty

But it has caused uproar among the rest of the top flight with clubs ready to revolt against the major shake up.

A crisis meeting is set to take place on Thursday with clubs set to be armed with reasons as why to scrap plans.

According to the Mirror, fan groups from Liverpool and Man United will put forward a statement declaring war on the plans.

That statement will also be backed by Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester City.

It reads: “By floating this latest plan, those behind it are acknowledging football needs to be reformed. It’s something we have been saying for many years. There are some suggestions in this plan that have merit.

“But we are totally opposed to concentrating power in the hands of six billionaire owners and departing from the one club, one vote and collective ethos of the Premier League. This part of the proposal must be dropped immediately if other elements are to be given serious consideration.”

The article adds that a Premier League chief executive claimed ‘tensions have never been higher.’

They are quoted saying: “Tensions have never been so high and everyone wants to know the truth on this one and exactly who has been involved and to what extent.

“It’s sad that 25 years of good work has gone down the drain in 24 hours.”

The revamp could see the English top flight reduced to 18 teams, but with a greater financial commitment to the EFL.

However it is suggested the Premier League are offering just £25million to bail out lower league clubs with the EFL demanding TEN times that.

Premier League matches will cost £14.95 on PPV Box Office channels with Man Utd and Chelsea games among first clashes
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