This is one of the stupidest things I've ever read (although I can see why he wants to say it). Years ago the darts world championship split, resulting in two "world champions", and for a long time they seemed more or less of equal strength (the same thing happened in chess). The one side had the clear top player, but the other seemed to have more depth. But the lure of beating the top player seems to have won the day and top players started migrating over for the chance to beat Phil "the Power" Taylor. There is no longer a balance of power, there is a clear winner. But, the champ of the crap league is having none of it
No matter how many players leave, they will be replaced by probably better players.
Genius!! The way to improve the quality of play is to purge the competition of its best players! In fact the more top players to leave the better. The entire sports world should take note. If soccer gets a little boring someone should go and break the legs of Rooney and Ronaldo for they too will be replaced by better players! Hurrah!