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Roman Abramovich ‘pulling Chelsea out of European Super League' as protests stun viewers ahead of Premier League match (VIDEO

Added 04-20-21 02:37:03pm EST - “Chelsea are attempting to pull out of being one of the 12 clubs to form the new European Super League after Roman Abramovich decided to end their involvement and fans protested on the streets outside their Stamford Bridge home.” - Rt.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “Roman Abramovich ‘pulling Chelsea out of European Super League’ as protests stun viewers ahead of Premier League match (VIDEO”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Fans had turned on Chelsea and Russian owner Roman Abramovich ahead of their Premier League fixture on Tuesday, when they welcomed Brighton to Stamford Bridge as supporters took to the roads around the stadium to express their disgust at the proposals.

Crowds were filmed shouting obscenities about the Super League and its vice-president, Real Madrid president Florentino Lopez, just as the news broke that the club is "preparing documentation" to ditch the hugely controversial plans.

???? | #CFC fans are gathering in numbers at Stamford Bridge as they protest against the proposed European Super League ahead of Chelsea's clash with Brighton tonight. pic.twitter.com/7PIUBRW9Ep

The scene at Stamford Bridge as it’s reported Chelsea preparing to withdraw pic.twitter.com/meZpntKiBc

Roman Abramovich decided Chelsea could not go ahead with joining the ESL and, together with the board, he gave the green light for the club to start preparing documentation to pull out.

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