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Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham fans cannot believe what Man United and Liverpool are planning

Fans from across the Premier League have been reacting to reports that Manchester United and Liverpool have been in talks over a major shake-up of English football.

Both clubs are said to be the driving force behind what The Telegraph report is called ‘Project Big Picture’ – a proposal to revitalise English football.

The plans will reshape the finances of the game and would see the Premier League hand out a £250m rescue package to the EFL to help see them through the coronavirus crisis.

Alongside this, the League Cup and Community Shield would both be scrapped, with the controlling power of the Premier League handed to the division’s biggest clubs.

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There is a chance that the League Cup could survive the shake-up, provided that clubs in Europe would no longer take part.

It is also claimed that Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group have written the working document for the plans and have support from their Old Trafford rivals, with both clubs expecting the rest of the big six, including Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs to back the proposals.

Twenty-five per cent of the Premier League’s annual revenue would go to EFL clubs in the proposals, alongside the proposed rescue package.

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So far, the responses on social media to the reported plans have been almost universally negative.

Some have accused the proponents of these alleged proposals have been branded as a “power grab”, “deeply troubling”, and a way to take away the autonomy of the smaller, less established Premier League clubs.

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One supporter tweeted: “Yeah, no thanks… nothing like a good crisis to force through massive power grabs.”

Another wrote: “Means to close shop and maintain the order of the big 6. Much like the power clubs dictating Uefa, it would be awful for football.”

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