According to talkSport, all of the clubs involved in the controversial plans are meeting on Tuesday night to disband the idea, after Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester City pulled out of the competition.
In what has proven to be a fatal blow to the £4.6billion rebel alliance, Etihad chiefs decided they could no longer be a party to the much-hated plans that threatened to rip the heart of football as we know it.
And Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel suggested he and his players are all for the collapse.
“I am not aware of any of the politics, I trust the club that they take decisions into consideration that we embrace the competitive sport,” he said.
The news comes after huge protests from Chelsea fans outside of Stamford Bridge ahead of the clash with Brighton.
Scores of fans chanted, let off blue smoke bombs, and marched around the west London ground, with police attempting to control the crowds.
Former Blues goalkeeper Petr Cech, now a technical adviser at the club, spoke to some supporters and could be heard saying “give everybody time” in a video posted on social media.
That followed angry protests before Leeds’ clash with Liverpool at Elland Road on Monday night and a furious backlash from supporters up and down the country.
Chelse and Man City have duly decided to withdraw from the ESL – with the other clubs now ready to follow suit.
“You couldn’t make it up. This is a Hollywood movie. Blockbuster has gone horribly wrong,” Danny Mills said reacting to the news.
“What did these clubs think the reaction would be. They’ve tipped the toe in the water, it’s been a bit off and scolded in the process.”
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