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Celtic and Rangers are wanted to join a British Super League amid the fall-out of the European Super League debacle, according to the Sun.

The ‘Big Six’ were forced to ditch their lucrative plan for a new midweek European competition following a public outcry this week.

However, the clubs remain committed to a reform of the Premier League following the publication in October of the Project Big Picture plans drafted by Liverpool and Manchester United.

Steven Gerrard's Rangers could be offered the chance to join a new British Super League

Steven Gerrard's Rangers could be offered the chance to join a new British Super League

Steven Gerrard’s Rangers could be offered the chance to join a new British Super League

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters agreed to a ‘strategic review’ of the competition’s future focusing on ‘competition structure, calendar, governance and financial sustainability’.

One of the most ambitious proposals is for the two Glasgow giants to join the Premier League.

And unlike the European Super League controversy which was widely condemned, it is likely the move would be backed by FIFA, UEFA and the UK Government.

Celtic and Rangers are wanted to join a British League after the failed Euro breakaway plot

Celtic and Rangers are wanted to join a British League after the failed Euro breakaway plot

Celtic and Rangers are wanted to join a British League after the failed Euro breakaway plot

The Sun quoted one club source as saying: ‘Whether or not the Super League was going to happen, we all feel that the Premier League has to be changed and improved.

‘It is time we opened it up to Rangers and Celtic. That would make sense for everyone.’

SPL rivals may be willing to back the move because it would give them a realistic chance of winning the title and the chance to qualify for the revamped Champions League. 

Football reacted angrily to the bombshell European Super League proposals this week

Football reacted angrily to the bombshell European Super League proposals this week

Football reacted angrily to the bombshell European Super League proposals this week 

In addition to the Rangers and Celtic plan, another option is to introduce an end of season play-off competition, similar to that in rugby union and rugby league. 

The top clubs are also still pushing for a reduction to an 18 team league that was envisaged at the outset of the competition three decades ago.    

Manchester United owner Joel Glazer has played a key role in plans to reform English football

Manchester United owner Joel Glazer has played a key role in plans to reform English football

Manchester United owner Joel Glazer has played a key role in plans to reform English football

Source: Daily Mail UK

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