ARSENE WENGER has sensationally claimed the rest of Europe ‘dream of destroying the Premier League’ as he took aim at the failed Super League plot.
Arsene Wenger reckons European clubs are out to ‘destroy the Premier League’ following the failed Super League projectCredit: Getty
Wenger has claimed now he believes the European Super League was ‘dead from the start’.
But the Frenchman – who was in charge of the Gunners for 21 years between 1997 and 2018 – has also criticised the Premier League Big Six for initially agreeing to take part.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham all signed up to be ‘founding members’ before hastily withdrawing after an incredible backlash from fans.
Despite nine of the 12 clubs pulling out, Real Madrid chief and European Super League ringleader Florentino Perez has claimed the competition is still alive and that the Premier League teams CAN’T pull out.
“The most surprising in all that was the English behaviour.
“Everybody dreams of destroying the Premier League in Europe. In England we do it ourselves.
“I can’t understand the rationality behind that because England voted for Brexit and now they want to bring a Super League.”
Wenger continued: “The English has the strongest league.
“The Super League would destroy, 100 per cent, the Premier League.
“The basis of our sporting culture in Europe is to have access through your performances to top-level competition.
“I don’t understand how anybody could believe that capping the link between the domestic league and access to the top league would pass and would be accepted by the fans.
“The rest is how amateurish all that looked in the presentation, in the preparation.
“You worry quite a lot how our top clubs are managed.
“It looked to be a quick fix for the financial problems that these clubs have.”
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