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Despite their clubs standing to benefit the most from the proposals, the Supporters Trusts of the ‘Big Six’ issued a joint statement on the matter as they too condemned the idea of concentrating all the power at the top of the Premier League.
Joint Statement: Project Big Picture
MUST joins fans of Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Spurs, and Chelsea to oppose Project Big Picturehttps://t.co/AVpMmX2MjI@THSTOfficial @TheOSC8 @ChelseaSTrust @AST_arsenal@spiritofshankly @WeAreTheFSA pic.twitter.com/RHdgbmlfj1
— M.U.S.T (@MU_ST) October 13, 2020
At least eight top-flight clubs are said to be against the project, with the Daily Mail naming six of them: Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Sheffield United and West Bromwich Albion.
West Ham – despite being one of the chosen three to retain voting rights as one of the current longest-serving members of the division – are reportedly “very much against” them too.
Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani also appears to hold a similar view, as he retweeted an interview in which sports journalist Henry Winter condemned the US-led project and said: “The sport belongs to the people, not to someone in Boston and the Everglades.”
Under current rules, every Premier League club has one vote, with a majority of 14 needed for a motion to pass.