Premier League say they are ‘considering all actions available to prevent’ the Super League 5 months ago

Premier League say they are ‘considering all actions available to prevent’ the Super League

The Premier League has released a statement this afternoon, following the announcement of the controversial Super League

This comes after the huge backlash over the ESL proposals from fans, managers and some former players.

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In the statement, posted on their official website, the Premier League said: "The Premier League, alongside The FA, met with clubs today to discuss the immediate implications of the Super League proposal.

"The 14 clubs at the meeting unanimously and vigorously rejected the plans for the competition.

"The Premier League is considering all actions available to prevent it from progressing, as well as holding those Shareholders involved to account under its rules.

"The League will continue to work with key stakeholders including fan groups, Government, UEFA, The FA, EFL, PFA and LMA to protect the best interests of the game and call on those clubs involved in the proposed competition to cease their involvement immediately.

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"The Premier League would like to thank fans and all stakeholders for the support they have shown this week on this significant issue.

The statement added: "The reaction proves just how much our open pyramid and football community means to people."