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The new European Super League appears to be on the verge of collapse after Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal announced their plans to withdraw.

The controversial proposal has been met with widespread resistance in the football world, with plenty of prominent pundits and ex-players – most notably Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville – speaking out against it.

Many of the players themselves have been put in awkward positions but, following James Milner’s honest post-match interview after Monday’s 1-1 draw with Leeds United, a number of other active players have made statements, or otherwise expressed their disapproval, via social media.

A remarkable 48-hour period saw pressure rise amid fan protests ahead of Liverpool and Chelsea’s matches following the original announcement on Sunday night, as it looked increasingly unviable for the clubs to join the new set-up.

Here are 14 leading active players that have expressed their opposition to the Super League.

Mesut Ozil

Dejan Lovren

Ander Herrera

Bruno Fernandes

James Milner

Patrick Bamford

Cesc Fabregas

Jordan Henderson

Kevin De Bruyne 

 Luke Shaw

Marcus Rashford

Raheem Sterling

Dani Alves

Soccer was, is, and will always be a sport that transforms lives.

“We do not allow top hats to spoil these possibilities of small ones dreaming of being big !!!”

Hector Bellerin

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