The English Football League (EFL) and the Premier League have agreed a £250m rescue package to address the immediate financial challenges faced by EFL clubs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Secretary of State for Sport Oliver Dowden said he is “confident now this will ensure that they [clubs] will be able to survive”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters speaks to the select committeefor Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and says there can be no “blank cheque”to bail out the EFL. The Premier League is in negotiations with the EFL over afinancial package to ensure no clubs go out of business due to the coronaviruspandemic, though an agreement has not been reached. Masters also said thePremier League would be moving away from a pay-per-view model for matches, ina change which would be likely to last into January 2021.
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