Following their participation in the defunct European Super League earlier this year, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC, Tottenham Hotspur FC, and Arsenal FC have agreed to risk a 30-point deduction and a £25 million punishment if they sign up to another breakaway tournament.

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The Premier League’s six major clubs were among the 12 original members of the now-defunct European Super League, which was unveiled in April.
The Super League was described as a yearly rivalry between the 12 founding members and a few smaller clubs.

The leading English Premier League clubs faced reaction 48 hours after declaring their participation in the competition.
The top English Premier League clubs received a backlash from fans and the general public, leading to their withdrawal from the tournament.

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“The Six Clubs involved in the proposal to form a European Super League have today acknowledged once again that their actions were a mistake and have reconfirmed their commitment to the Premier League and the future of the English game,” the Premier League and the Football Association said in a joint statement.
“They sincerely apologise to supporters, fellow clubs, the Premier League, and the Football Association.”
“As a show of goodwill, the clubs have decided to contribute a total of £22 million to the good of the game,” says the statement.

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