Hundreds of Chelsea fans outside Stamford Bridge to protest Super League plans

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Chelsea fans have taken to the streets outside Stamford Bridge to voice their fury at the idea of a European Super League.

The Blues are one of six Premier League teams to agree to the new breakaway tournament, along with European giants across the continent.

Chelsea fans and rival supporters from around the globe have condemned the idea, which has also been rejected by politicians, managers and players.

So this evening supporters in west London held signs aloft and voiced their discontent at the 'greedy b*******' running their football club.

Hundreds of fans were in attendance after a coordinated effort to plan the protest, despite still not being allowed into the stadium due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

Former manager Frank Lampard's name could be heard in chants, despite his exit earlier this season.

One sign pictured being held by fans said: "This isn't the club we fell in love with."

Banners also read: "Roman, do the right thing," in reference to owner Roman Abramovich.

No one from the Chelsea hierarchy has spoken out about the plans since the news broke late on Sunday evening.

But manager Thomas Tuchel was quizzed on the matter earlier this week.

“I have known since yesterday. I am here to be in the hardest competition. That is why I came here, that is what I love," he said on Monday.

“I do not get involved with the subjects around us. I trust my club to make the right decisions, I think it is too early to judge. My role is to be a coach and stay focused.

“I do not want to get involved in it [the reaction] because I do not think we know the details. I have known the general situation since yesterday.

“I was not involved, my players were not involved in this decision-making. We have the possibility to step back, not give our opinions and don’t lose our heads about this.”

  • European Super League
  • Chelsea FC
  • Premier League
  • Frank Lampard
  • London

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