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Super League confirm 20 clubs 'have agreed to join competition' as stunning subscription fee announced

Super League confirm 20 clubs 'have agreed to join competition' as stunning subscription fee announced

The Super League project is still alive.

A leading figure behind the Super League says that 20 European clubs are ready to join the breakaway league, and has revealed how much fans will have to pay to watch.

The Super League project was revived late last year after its initial launch in 2021 spectacularly backfired.

12 clubs announced their intention to join the Super League, but hours later nine of them - Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid - performed backed out following huge pressure from fans and threats from UEFA, FIFA and domestic leagues.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus never withdrew from the project.

Two-and-a-half years later, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that FIFA and UEFA broke EU law by blocking the formation of the rival Super League.

With no legal barriers in the way, A22 Sports Management - the group behind the project - has since relaunched the Super League. Now, A22 co-founder Anas Laghrari has revealed that 20 clubs are willing to join, even if they aren't publicly saying so.

In an interview with Ouest-France (via El Espanol) he said: "I don't want to say their [the clubs'] names because I don't want to expose them. Since December 21 [date of CJEU verdict], we have spoken with around fifty different clubs.

"About twenty of them are very, very motivated by the project. We already have enough clubs to start a competition.

"Once everyone understands that it is much fairer to have an authentic European pyramid, and not a system in which the quarter of the Spanish League is worth more than the Belgian champion, people will go towards this model."

Laghrari went on to explain that Super League games would be free to view, or around €10 per month for an advertisement-free subscription service.

"Why pay 40, 50, 60 or 170 per month euros, like in Spain, to be able to watch football when you can do it for free?" he said.

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Topics: European Super League, Premier League, FIFA, UEFA