The demands being made by Liverpool for a bigger portion of money from Premier League television rights are not likely to be well received by Manchester United’s hierarchy, according to the Manchester
Liverpool’s managing director Ian Ayre is campaigning for the top teams in the Premier League to receive a greater share of the £1.4bn raised from TV deals abroad, which at present is shared equally between all the clubs in England’s top flight.
This’ a scheme United have been long – term ambassadors of, in the sense that it is a mechanism which assists in ensuring the continuation of the Premier League as a healthy, strong competition. Therefore since this would ultimately be jeopardised by changing the distribution of TV money in favour of the top teams, Ayre’s proposal is highly unlikely to be one which United representatives will be interested in endorsing.
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