Reports of a secret meeting involving leading executives from Man United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City has fuelled talk of a potential European Super League breakaway.
The suggestion is that certain clubs could quit domestic competitions and UEFA’s continental tournaments to form a closed European league along the lines of American competitions like the NFL.
This notion has been dismissed by an Arsenal spokesperson, but rumours persist that Europe’s elite are pressing for reform to the Champions League.
So which clubs which make up any potential European Super League?
We’ve assessed the merits of a selection of contenders – just take a look at the slideshow above, and let us know your thoughts by leaving a comment below.