Liverpool's previous involvement in the European Super League has prompted calls for a bigger share in broadcast rights from those part of the breakaway amid 'bitterness' from Premier League clubs.
According to the Mirror, there remains some anger from top-flight clubs as the Premier League and English Football League (EFL) edge closer to a £900m deal. The Reds were among the Big Six who formed part of the 12 clubs from around Europe who reached an agreement to break away from their respective leagues.
The EFL chairman Rick Parry has called for 25 per cent of the Premier League's pooled broadcast revenue, clubs from the top-flight have reported voted for a proposal for more top-flight games to be shown live on television. They have voted through the proposal at an online Premier League meeting on Thursday, and that will now be put forward to TV companies in the next few weeks.
A six-year proposal was made by the Premier League and put to the EFL clubs with finer details and cost controls said to be a decisive factor in negotiations. With a government Independent Football Regulator set to be brought in, both the Premier League and the EFL are reportedly under pressure to reach an agreement before its introduction.
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The current proposal offers circa 21 per cent of broadcast revenue but it has been claimed that it is edging closer. Chiefs at the Football League are said to be keen on scrapping parachute payments amid questions over the gulf between the top two divisions as Sheffield United, Burnley and Luton sit in the bottom three.
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