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19 March 2021

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Photo: ECA UEFA is in advanced talks with the European Club Association (ECA) over creating a joint venture intended to control all media and sponsorship rights for its club competitions.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. UEFA to give clubs greater influence over its club competitions

UEFA is in advanced talks with the European Club Association (ECA) over creating a joint venture intended to control all media and sponsorship rights for its club competitions, according to the Financial Times.

The competitions are currently run solely by UEFA who annually distributes about €3.25 billion in prize money and television deals to clubs participating in its competitions. 

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