Manchester United’s match against Liverpool has been postponed after a group of United fans managed to get on to the playing surface a few hours before one of the biggest games of the Premier League season.
The English clubs faced scathing reactions from fans, governing bodies and politicians after deciding to sign up for the new venture.
Javier Mascherano, a combative defensive midfielder who played at clubs like River Plate, Corinthians, Liverpool, and Barcelona, made the announcement on Sunday.
The revered Uruguayan striker, who joined Atletico for just €6 million last week after Barcelona’s recently-appointed head coach Ronald Koeman deemed him surplus to requirements.
The 26-year-old’s contract with Lyon runs till 2021 and he may leave for £27m.