German Football League reaches agreement with broadcaster for outstanding TV payment

17 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images The deal ensures German Bundesliga clubs will still receive a portion of the season's remaining broadcasting payments.

The deal ensures German Bundesliga clubs will still receive a portion of the season's remaining broadcasting payments.

The amount, reported to be up to €280 million, should immediately provide relief for clubs struggling with liquidity.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The German Football League (DFL) has reached an agreement with Sky for part of the season's outstanding broadcasting payments, according to German newspaper Bild, immediately providing relief for those struggling with liquidity.

According to German magazine Kicker, 13 clubs in the Bundesliga 1 and 2, including four from the first division, are facing bankruptcy without broadcasting payments, but can now seemingly breathe a sigh of relief.

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