Well, that escalated quickly.
The Super League has gone from concept to reality in lighting speed. The official announcement was just made and posted on Twitter.
The Super League announced pic.twitter.com/nAooYowBZ3
— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) April 18, 2021
Like the Champions League, competition will take place mid-week.
12 Super League Founding Teams
The 12 teams initially founding the league are: Liverpool, Barcelona, Juventus, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Atletico Madrid, Arsenal, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Tottenham, and Manchester City.
No Bundesliga or Ligue 1 clubs are part of the initial founding group. However, the plan is to have 15 total founding permanent member clubs (Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, and PSG are expected). There will also be 5 rotating members, with the total annual league size of 20.
UEFA, EPL Condemn the League
UEFA and the Premier League have expressed great displeasure over the league. Both have said they will ban participants.
WHERE TO BET THE SUPER LEAGUE IN THE US
In the US, you can legally bet on soccer in New Jersey, Indiana and Pennsylvania.