Chargers owner Dean Spanos rips London relocation report as 'bullsh

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Asked in his Tuesday address to 105.3FM the Fan if moving the Chargers to London was a talking point amongst owners and the league, the Hall of Famer could not have been more clear in his stance. By contrast, the Chargers were long viewed with antipathy in Los Angeles by virtue both of their association with San Diego and as a divisional rival of the Oakland Raiders, who played in Los Angeles from 1982 to 1994, and Spanos's club has had difficulty developing an avid following in its new home.

With the move to London as a possibility, the Chargers are reportedly "fully committed" to moving into the NFL's new $4.5 billion facility in Los Angeles, which they will share with the Rams.

They will move to SoFi Stadium in Inglewood next season, which will also be the home of the Los Angeles Rams.

"No", Jones said. "You're asking me the question: is it a viable option?"

The Chargers followed up Spanos' quote with a clip from The Wolf of Wall Street just to emphasize that the Chargers were staying in Los Angeles.

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The NFL released a statement about the report: "There is no substance whatsoever to this report".

The NFL has long focused on making in-roads in Europe, and has been holding at least one game in London since the 2007 season.

They have two pivotal AFC West games coming up before a Week 12 bye: Thursday against the Oakland Raiders and the following Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.

"We're not going to London", said Spanos, 69.

For the last few years, all the talk of an National Football League franchise in London has centred on the Jacksonville Jaguars. "We're seeing progress every day, and we look forward to building on that".

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