The Premier League is set to change its rules to ensure that no member club will ever be able to join a breakaway European league again.
A governance review already being carried out by the Premier League’s chief executive Richard Masters in conjunction with the FA will now focus specifically on ending any such future threat as part of the changes.
The new measures may include a rule that joining any breakaway league will lead to immediate expulsion.
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Under the Premier League’s existing rule L9 there is a list of other competitions that member clubs are permitted to play in, but the new rule will end any possible ambiguities around new competitions outside the existing football structures.
Meanwhile some Premier League clubs are still pushing
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