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Ridiculously Greedy Liverpool Want To Sell Their Own TV Rights

by | 13th, October 2011

LIVERPOOL FC have hit on a neat idea. They want more money than the supposedly lesser teams because they want to compete in Europe. Basically, if clubs could sell their own TV rights, then those most popular around the world could profit hugely.

They do it in Spain, where you’ll be surprised to learn, Real Madrid and Barcelona are very, very happy with the deal. Real Betis and Getafe, not so much.

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre believes the current system where revenues are shared equally between the 20 clubs is unfair to bigger teams.

If only there was some kind of league that already existed which favoured the more successful teams. Perhaps it would be a league played in Europe? Perhaps it would be a league of champions or something? That way, bigger clubs would get much more money than those just plying their trade in the domestic competitions.

Would that help?

Of course, Liverpool are looking a bit desperate with this claim as Manchester United don’t seem to think the current set-up is too unfair and

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