Premier League clubs in line for cash boost with US TV deal predicted to more than double in value to over £1.3BILLION


PREMIER LEAGUE clubs are in line for a vast cash boost with predictions the US TV deal is ready to DOUBLE in value.

NBC paid £640million for its present six-year contract, which runs out on the tip of this season.

Prem clubs are set for a vast cash boost from US TV broadcastersCredit: Getty

The important US broadcaster furthermore put 130 video video video games on its subscription Peacock service from closing time interval.

But with ESPN – owned by the Disney agency – Warner Media, ViacomCBS and probably Amazon all anticipated to bid, it’s set to drive up the worthwhile public sale value.

NBC have steered to US media that they depend on they are going to have to pay spherical £1.3billion to retain the rights for a further six years, providing a vast cash boost to the Prem clubs.

Overseas rights are cut back up in a singular method to home ones and a critical enhance in the League’s largest market would see additional cash to all 20 clubs.

Those on the prime finish would income more from the revised cash cut back up launched as Richard Scudamore’s parting shot as Prem chief authorities in 2019.

In an announcement confirming their intention to bid as quickly as more, NBC – whose rota of specialists incorporates former England star Graeme Le Saux, Tim Howard, Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, talked about: “We undoubtedly need to proceed our good relationship with the Premier League.


“Now in our ninth season, we have worked together to drive major growth for the sport in the U.S with innovative production and unmatched promotion.”

This huge deal for the Prem follows the £5.1bn one the League confirmed with Sky, BT, Amazon Prime, and the BBC in May.

The deal to ‘rollover’ the present contracts for a further three seasons was confirmed ‘unanimously’ by all 20 Prem clubs.

But as a state of affairs to get Government approval to bypass the usual bidding course of, the clubs agreed to cease £100m between them over the next 4 years – with the cash unfold all by way of the soccer pyramid.

The deal means Sky will retain the lion’s share of keep matches with 128 matches, BT exhibiting 52 and Amazon Prime 20.

But in a slight tweak, BT launched that, in European weeks it might swap its Saturday lunchtime recreation to 7.45pm if the match featured a employees that had carried out Champions League soccer the earlier Wednesday.

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