The Arsenal Supporters’ Trust reveal today that the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has assured them that the European Super League will not be allowed to take place.
The Gunners, along with the rest of the Premier League’s traditional top-six and the big-three teams from Italy and Spain, announced themselves as the founding partners of the new competition called The Super League.
All the clubs involved have received a ton of backlash from fans, pundits and the media across the globe. Many are trying to form alliances with UEFA, FIFA and even local governments to stop this, and it looks like the Arsenal Supporters’ Trust have made some progress already.
The trust revealed on Twitter today that they have been assured by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he would do everything possible to block the Super League.
Johnson also reportedly backs the FA’s stance of banning the clubs if they go through with the new league.
The Prime Minister has also reportedly promised to look into allowing fans to own shares of the football club and be a part of the board – just like in the old days.
The Insider’s View:
Real Madrid president and the Super League’s chairman Florentino Perez claimed yesterday that all the clubs had signed themselves into the competition, and there’s no way out if they change their mind now.
Johnson, however, seems adamant that he will put a stop to this as soon as possible. Surely the government has more power than a league formed two days ago, but if the contracts signed are legally binding, can the Prime Minister do anything about it?
Sit tight folks, things are about to get ugly.