Premier League clubs unite on resuming season as "curtailment" discussions are raised

12 May 2020

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Photo: PA Images There was a "strong desire" to discuss everything and agree a collective way forward on Monday's meeting of Premier League clubs, according to the league's chief executive, Richard Masters (centre).

There was a "strong desire" to discuss everything and agree a collective way forward on Monday's meeting of Premier League clubs, according to the league's chief executive, Richard Masters.

Clubs have been told they will have to pay more than £350 million to broadcast partners even if the season is completed.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Premier League clubs on Monday showed a "really strong collective will" to complete the season, according to league chief executive Richard Masters, though discussions on "curtailment" of the season were raised for the first time.

English top-flight clubs met on the same day as the UK government said no professional sport would be staged in England until 1st June at the earliest. The Premier League, meanwhile, is hoping to reconvene on 12th June and has already outlined some plans of its so-called Project Restart resumption strategy.

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