The announcement of the European Super League has sent shockwaves across the football world.
Fans, pundits, current and former players, have all condemned the decision by 12 major clubs to form a new league.
Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus are the founding members of the proposed European Super League.
Former United captain Eric Cantona has expressed his views on the ESL saga.
He said: “I’m going to say something about the European Super League.”
“Since one year we have seen games on TV with the best clubs in the world and the best players in the world and it was so boring. And it’s still so boring.
“Because the fans are not there. The fans singing, jumping, supporting their teams.
“So the fans are the most important thing in football, they have to be respected.
“Did these big clubs ask their fans what they thought about this idea? No. Unfortunately and that’s a shame.”
Interestingly, the video was posted with the caption ‘Power to the fans!’
We support every word he spoke in the video.
Cantona is one of the biggest names in United’s history. He joined the Red Devils from their arch-rivals, Leeds United, in 1992.
He stayed at the club for almost half a decade, scoring 82 goals in 182 appearances.
He was undoubtedly a player who played a hugely influential role in scripting United’s fascinating history.
Hopefully, his words will have an impact on the unscrupulous individuals behind the ESL proposal.
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