Manchester United and Liverpool held crisis talks on Monday to discuss how their ‘Project Big Picture’ will be carried forward.
The plans, which were reported last Sunday, have been met by serious opposition from the pubic, government and Premier League clubs.
According to Sportsmail, eight teams want to reject the proposal, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson publicly condemning the idea.
This hasn’t deterred John Henry (Liverpool owner) and Joel Glazer though, who will continue to push for their radical project, which would see the division cut to 18 clubs.
The Premier League have called for an emergency meeting, in what the above reports describes as an opportunity to ‘clear the air’, with many clubs being left angry at their way of hearing about the proposal. The story was initially leaked via The Guardian, causing an uproar on social media.
In what is unfolding to be quite the messy situation, this story is clearly far from other. Both United and Liverpool are locked in unification to see this plan be pushed over the line, but they will continue to be met by serious resistance.