Leeds United host Liverpool in the Premier League tonight, but an exciting matchup has now been overshadowed.
This should have been a game for fans to look forward to; Marcelo Bielsa going up against Jurgen Klopp, two sides full of energy and attacking verve.
The game between the sides earlier this season was a belter; 4-3 to Liverpool on the opening weekend of the season, with Leeds pushing Liverpool all the way.
Sadly, many won’t even care that his game is even going ahead, never mind what the outcome is, due to the Super League announcement.
Liverpool have announced that they are part of the breakaway competition branded ‘The Super League’ – the removal of the word ‘European’ may open it up to other clubs around the world.
Liverpool are one of 12 sides involved, joining Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.
Gary Neville has been one of the more vocal people against the idea, and he has continued ahead of tonight’s clash between Leeds and Liverpool.
Neville has taken to Twitter to suggest that Leeds should just stand at the side of the pitch and let Liverpool keep scoring, because the Reds clearly don’t want competition judging by their decision to break away…