Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has told the Super League to impose a heavy fine on teams that are pulling out.
The Premier League’s Big Six have withdrawn from the breakaway competition just 48 hours after they announced they were part of it.
Their decision followed outrage and backlash from players, fans and football governing bodies.
Neville has been one of the leading critics of the Super League and says he will not be opposed to United being handed a massive fine to exit the contract they signed with Real Madrid chief, Florentino Perez, who is the chairman of the Super League and one of its leading driving forces.
When asked for his reaction to the developments, Neville told Sky Sports: “They haven’t backed down yet, but the fact that City have obviously enacted the withdrawal procedure and it looks like Chelsea are on the way, it’s done. It’s finished.
“And they’ll have their PR teams, communications teams scrambling around now trying to make this look as lovely as possible in the next 24 hours, working out what the right time is to withdraw from it.
Perez might have them on a £100million fine. I hope so! I hope Perez has got them on a massive fine to withdraw, the lot of them. And I hope they basically end up eating each other.”