Chelsea and Manchester City have decided to begin the process of pulling out of the proposed European Super League, sources confirmed to ESPN.
Pep Guardiola has criticised the plan to create a European Super League by insisting the competition "is not a sport."
Gianni Infantino told the European Super League clubs that they could not be "half in, half out" of the established football system.
Clubs including Manchester United and Manchester City are fielding calls from players worried about the ESL implications, sources have told ESPN.
UEFA is planning for next week's Champions League semis involving European Super League clubs to go ahead as scheduled, sources have told ESPN.
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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.
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Chelsea ended Manchester City's quadruple hopes this season after securing a 1-0 win to reach the FA Cup final at Wembley.
Yaya Toure said that Pep Guardiola has refused to respond to his apology after he questioned whether the coach has a bias against African players.
Pep Guardiola says he would "lose the team" if he did not pick U.S. goalkeeper Zack Steffen for Manchester City's FA Cup semi against Chelsea.
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