Premier League rivals furious with Big Six fine for Super League attempt

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Premier League clubs are furious with the size of the fine handed to the Big Six for their Super League breakaway attempt.

The Daily Mail says fourteen Premier League clubs were on Wednesday night considering their position amid an angry response to the news that the Big Six would have to pay a combined total of just £22m following their breakaway attempt.

Urgent talks were held ahead of Thursday's top flight AGM in Harrogate after the half dozen involved in the European Super League agreed a 'goodwill gesture' that will see each pay £3.66m to good causes within football.

Sources have disclosed that there was disbelief in some quarters at the perceived leniency of the agreement, which will also see any side attempting to repeat the trick docked 30 points and fined £25m.

Both Manchester clubs, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham struck a deal with the top flight and the FA following their contentious bid to form a new competition.

Sportsmail reported that a deal was close after 'fraught' talks and that a points deduction - despite the calls of some of the other 14 clubs - was off the table.

Instead, each will pay £3.66m.

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