Premier League Chief Excutive Richard Masters
had approached executives from Arsenal, Manchester United,
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City on Wednesday asking them
to relinquish their positions on working groups, Sky Sports
Tottenham Hotspur are not represented on any of the Premier
League's key committees.
It follows Tuesday's meeting of the 14 Premier League clubs not
involved in the Super League who "unanimously and vigorously"
rejected the plans for the competition.
Chelsea Chairman Bruce Buck sits on the Premier League's audit
and remuneration committee, while Arsenal CEO Vinai Venkatesham
and Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano are members of the Club
Strategic Advisory Group.
Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward and
Liverpool chairman Tom Werner are part of the Club Broadcast
The six Premier League teams that signed up for the venture
withdrew on Tuesday following an intense backlash from fans,
players and the British government alongside threats of bans and
sanctions from the game's European and world governing bodies.
Spain's Atletico Madrid and Italy's Inter Milan pulled out on
Wednesday, while AC Milan indicated they are also abandoning the
Juventus Chairman Andrea Agnelli said the conpetition cannot
proceed any longer after the English teams pulled out but Real
Madrid president Florentino Perez said the project was not dead.
(Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter
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