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Super League clubs at war with EACHOTHER over break-up

The Super League breakaway group are at war - with EACHOTHER!

The New York Times reports Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus are now threatening legal action against the clubs preparing to withdraw from the project.

It comes as only nine of the 12 founder members agreed to a peace deal with UEFA on Friday and accepted being fined millions of pounds.

The three European giants who are yet to renounce the Super League have warned their former partners they will extract millions of dollars in penalties if they walk away from the league.

But Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are set to face "appropriate action" under UEFA's disciplinary process after failing to distance themselves from the Super League, with the organisation's chief Aleksander Ceferin praising the nine clubs who had "quickly realised their mistake".

Ceferin said: "I said at the UEFA Congress two weeks ago that it takes a strong organisation to admit making a mistake especially in these days of trial by social media. These clubs have done just that.

"In accepting their commitments and willingness to repair the disruption they caused, UEFA wants to put this chapter behind it and move forward in a positive spirit.

"These clubs recognised their mistakes quickly and have taken action to demonstrate their contrition and future commitment to European football. The same cannot be said for the clubs that remain involved in the so-called 'Super League' and UEFA will deal with those clubs subsequently."

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