Sky Sport will save the Bundesliga

first_imgThe Bundesliga was suspended on March 13 and the 36 clubs that make up the two main categories, Thirteen are in bankruptcy threat, reason why this economic injection serves as lifeguards. In exchange for the discount, the chain has agreed on a very fast transfer that will guarantee that they can float during the break.The DAZN chain (which incorporates Eurosport), on the other hand, is now under pressure, since it only broadcasts sports competitions and the platform is suffering significant losses to face the payment of € 20 million remaining. For his part, the public channels, ARD and ZDF, which own the rights to the summaries of the matches, will pay the DFL its last installment, established at 40 million euros. According L’Equipe, the clubs of the German first and second division will have a breather, since Sky Sport, the main holder of the Bundesliga television rights until 2021, has reached an agreement with the German League (DFL) to pay the last of the four installments corresponding to the last stretch of the season. After tough negotiations, they have managed to reduce the 225 million euros of the last installment (They were 900 million per campaign) in several tens of millions.last_img

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