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Report: European Super League to be re-launched today, featuring 10 teams

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The European Super League is set to be relaunched today, featuring 10 of the major players from last time around.

That's the dramatic rumour according to Vozpópuli (opens in new tab), who say that Real Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Juventus, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea are all on board once more. 

Of last year's 12 founders, north London sides Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are notably absent.

According to the rumours, the founders have this time decided that the Super League should be an open competition. There is, of course, understandable opposition from many of European football's biggest leaders to the idea of the competition. 

RMCSport (opens in new tab) claim that UEFA are planning to ban all Super League clubs from European competition should the competition go ahead, while LaLiga president Javier Tebas has reportedly claimed (opens in new tab) the three Super League clubs "lie more than Putin. They think that all national leagues must be dumb. It's an insult."

Last season, the 12 Super League clubs made a breakaway league that lasted just days, with fans of English clubs in particular protesting outside grounds. Premier League players very publicly opposed the plans and owners backtracked to release apology statements later on.

The true nature of this new proposed Super League is so far unknown.

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Mark White has been a staff writer on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, writing pieces for both online and the magazine. Over his time on the brand, he has interviewed the likes of Aaron Ramsdale and Jack Wilshere, written pieces ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career, and has been to the FA Cup and League Cup finals, working for FFT