No more Fox: Bundesliga changes US broadcast partner

1 October 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Last year, Bayern Munich once again won the Bundesliga - the club's 7th championship in a row.

Starting from the 2020/21 season, the German Bundesliga has signed a new long-term US rights deal with ESPN.

Through the deal, US fans will be able to watch all Bundesliga matches on the streaming platform ESPN+.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

ESPN has secured the US broadcasting rights to the German Bundesliga, starting from the 2020/21 campaign.

According to SportsPro, the parties have signed a six-year contract valued four times higher than the Bundesliga's current broadcasting deal with Fox Sports - a deal reportedly worth around £195 million a year.

Fox Sports has been broadcasting the best of German soccer since 2015.

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