Chelsea and Manchester City have decided to begin the process of pulling out of the proposed European Super League, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Gianni Infantino told the European Super League clubs that they could not be "half in, half out" of the established football system.
UEFA is planning for next week's Champions League semis involving European Super League clubs to go ahead as scheduled, sources have told ESPN.
Bayern Munich's Nicklas Sule is at the top of Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel's wish list to boost his defence this summer. Transfer Talk has the latest.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his government will do "everything we can" to stop the European Super League from going through.
The proposed Super League is not for fans, only the owners of football's biggest, richest clubs, who just want to become even bigger and richer.
UEFA's executive committee responded to the threat of a breakaway European Super League by voting to sanction the new-look 36-team Champions League.
Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said his side were closing the gap with Manchester City and their "benchmark" coach Pep Guardiola.
Chelsea ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes this season after securing a 1-0 win to reach the FA Cup final at Wembley.
Chelsea forward Timo Werner faces a race to prove his worth to Thomas Tuchel ahead of the summer. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said forward Christian Pulisic is making "huge progress" after learning to trust his body again.
After Chelsea shocked Manchester City 1-0 on Saturday, it's down to Leicester and Southampton to battle it out for other berth in the FA Cup final.
Who'll emerge between Real Madrid, Chelsea, Man City and PSG? Were Bayern and Dortmund unlucky? ESPN's writers break it all down.
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