The Football Association opens an official investigation into the role of the “six clubs” in the European Super League
The Football Association has opened an official investigation into the role played by six clubs from the English Premier League in an unsuccessful attempt to establish the “European Super League” for football.
Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal were among 12 prominent European clubs, led by Florentino Perez, president of Real Madrid, that tried to launch the new Super League.
But after 48 hours of protests and criticism, which continues to influence English football, Premier League clubs pulled out of the project last week.
“Last week, we started an official investigation into the European Super League project and the participation of the six English clubs,” an FA spokesman said on Monday.
He added, “We have formally asked all clubs to provide all possible information about their participation. Once we have the required information we will discuss the appropriate steps to be taken. It is clear that what happened was not acceptable, and could have caused great harm to clubs at all levels of football.” English”.
The Premier League also said it had opened an investigation into the six clubs. “We are determined to get to the bottom of what happened and hold these clubs accountable for their decisions and actions,” she added in a statement.
The league added that it is reviewing its regulations to prevent any future attempt to establish any separatist tournament.
And she continued, “In this context, a new charter will be drawn up for club owners and they will all be required to sign it and abide by the basic principles of the Premier League. Any breach of this charter will be subject to heavy penalties.”