Premier League clubs consider increasing solidarity payments to EFL clubs

30 August 2019

Photo: Getty Images Those involved with Bury might think the change in opinion comes a little too late. Despite the club apparently finding a potential new owner before the deadline, which was passed on Tuesday, they were expelled from the EFL. 

Several top-flight clubs are understood to be willing to review the current support package, according to the Telegraph.

The financial gap between the leagues has yet again come under scrutiny after Bury's expulsion from the EFL, despite the club claiming they found a credible prospective new owner.

Emil Gjerding Nielson

In the wake of Bury's expulsion from the EFL, several Premier League clubs now seem willing to increase the solidarity payments reaching the lower tiers of English football. 

Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, are open to the possibility of reviewing the support package, according to the Telegraph

The package, which was reduced for the first time this season, stands at £675,000 for League One clubs and £450,000 for League Two clubs, down from £690,000 and £460,000, respectively, last season.

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