'We don't want it' – Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson makes clear stance against European Super League proposal
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The controversial proposal would see a selection of Europe’s top clubs, including Premier League sides Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea compete in a new mid-week competition.
It has been the subject of much criticism since its official announcement on Sunday with reports now emerging that Manchester City and Chelsea are preparing to withdraw following the backlash.
Liverpool captain James Milner hit out against the proposal live on Sky Sports following his side’s 1-1 draw against Leeds United.
Now his teammate and former Sunderland man Jordan Henderson has issued a clear public stance on behalf of the Liverpool players regarding the competition and their club’s involvement.
“We don’t like it and we don’t want it to happen,” Henderson tweeted. “This is our collective position.
“Our commitment to this football club and its supporters is absolute and unconditional.
“You’ll never walk alone.”