The 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.
In addition, it has been agreed to end the 2019-2020 season of Ascenso MX, as well as “temporarily suspend “promotion and relegation for the next six seasons and eliminate the Liga MX Minor Rule from the 2020-2021 season.He also clarified that The 12 clubs that decide to do so and that currently make up this division may participate in Ascenso MX, as well as the Liga MX Clubs that are not currently in Ascenso MX and voluntarily decide to participate, plus three invited Premier League clubs.60 million pesos “distributed in equal parts” will be allocated to the 12 Ascenso MX clubs so that “they can fulfill their current obligations”, and 240 million pesos annually for the following six seasons -20 million per club- to “support the growth” of the clubs that are currently in Ascenso MX and that continue to participate in the new division. The Mexican Soccer Federation has announced that it will suspend promotions and decreases in categories in the country’s leagues for the next seasons to prevent the “disappearance” of some clubs, in addition to confirming that hThe course at Ascenso MX has ended.Thus, it has been determined after the meeting of the Executive Committee and the Extraordinary Assembly of the federation. “After analyzing the situation that Ascenso MX is currently experiencing and in order to guarantee its non-disappearance and, therefore, the continuity of the clubs that make up this division, The representatives of Liga MX, Ascenso MX, Premier League, Liga TDP and Sector Amateur, unanimously voted in favor of the rescue of the Division of Ascenso MX“the statement said.
Neither the Superior Sports Council (CSD) nor LaLiga understand the complaints of the Association of Spanish Soccer Players (AFE) to the protocol approved by the Task Force to Promote Sport (GTID) to return to play because “it is a protocol endorsed by Health.” Both organizations also remember that AFE itself is part of the GTID and that he had the opportunity to present his proposals during the meetings to discuss the protocol.In addition, in LaLiga they assure that in AFE they had the keys of the protocol and the draft of the document “for almost a month” and that the union representatives where the protocol was studied “made no objection”. In LaLiga they believe that the machinery to return to activity is running and that the professional players of First and Second they will start in the next few days with the gradual return to training. Regarding the concentrations, another point about the AFE complains, in LaLiga they understand that “they are to protect the health of the players and their families” and remember that “they are approved by protocol and therefore have the approval of Health” In very similar terms to those of LaLiga, the CSD has manifested itself. Council sources have indicated that “the constructive will has reigned at all times within the Task Force for the Promotion of Sport (GTID). They know that the entire text, also prepared with their own recommendations, has the approval of Health“Thus, the CSD and LaLiga versions coincide in two fundamental aspects: that the protocol for the return to activity has the approval of the ministry of Salvador Illa and that the AFE itself had the opportunity to present its complaints in the Working Group in which the document was discussed.