- Chelsea have emerged the most hated club in the English topflight
- Man United and Liverpool ended up in the second and third respectively
- EPL champions Man City are of the six teams the fans love
Chelsea have emerged the most hated club in the English Premier League with the pair of Manchester United and Liverpool coming second and third respectively.
According to a Sportbible report, citing a survey conducted by The Mirror, football fans were mandated to list clubs in the current EPL log they love and hate.
At the end of the exercise, the final results were quite interesting, as Chelsea emerged the most hated with 68.7% while Manchester United after garnering 68.1% finish second.
Since the era of Roman Abramovich, Chelsea have witnessed a new lease of life after the Russian splashed out billions of pounds to re-brand the club.
Perhaps, this move may have accounted for the hatred from rival club fans, that saw the Blues emerging the fans most hated club.
Furthermore, a further breakdown of the survey showed that Liverpool ended up on the third spot with 52.8% while the trio of West Ham (47.6%), Arsenal (46.2%) and Tottenham (43.5%) completed the top six.
Below are the final results:
Chelsea - 68.7%
Man Utd - 68.1%
Liverpool - 52.8%
West Ham - 47.6%
Arsenal - 46.2%
Tottenham - 43.5%
Man City - 38.7%
Cardiff - 36.5%
Crystal Palace - 29.7%
Everton - 27.0%
Watford - 24.0%
Newcastle - 23.5%
Wolves - 20.1%
Leicester - 18.9%
Southampton - 16.3%
Brighton - 16.2%
Fulham - 15.0%
Burnley - 13.3%
Bournemouth - 10.2%
Huddersfield - 9.7%
Interestingly, the report also showed the EPL clubs, the fans appreciate.
In this category, an average of 35.8% of the supporters revealed they loved Burnley, followed by Bournemouth with (32.9%), Huddersfield (30.2%), Manchester City (28.3%), Newcastle (27.1%) and Fulham ( 27.1%).
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is set to sign an extension at the west London outfit.
According to Tribal Football report citing Gazzetta dello Sport , the Belgium International will no longer, quit the Premier League outfit.
The report further revealed that Chelsea are offering the playmaker, about £15.8m-per-year salary after tax that will see him earn £300,000-a-week to remain at Stamford Bridge-and Begian is ready to sign the dotted lines in the coming weeks.
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