Manchester United fans have made their thoughts known as the club announces its plans to join a breakaway league, which looks set to replace the Champions League.

In a generic statement published on their website late Sunday night, Manchester United confirmed they are one of 12 Founding Clubs to start a new tournament which would see the best teams across Europe compete on a weekly basis.

United fans have made their presence known outside Old Trafford, where two can be pictured holding an anti-European Super League banner in front of the trinity statue.

The banner reads: “Created by the poor, stolen by the rich.”

Take a look at the photo below – credit: Martha Kelner, Sport Correspondent at Sky News.

Monday Night Football will be worth watching tonight, with Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher set to tackle the new ESL from the studio.

This article first appeared on Stretty News and was syndicated with permission.

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