Premier League clubs on Wednesday dismissed plans set forward by Liverpool and Manchester United for revolutionary changes to the group’s structures and funds and said they would lead their own audit of the game.
The “Task Big Picture” recommendations would have seen an expansion in assets for the 72 clubs in the Football League (EFL) yet additionally incorporate extraordinary democratic rights for the greatest clubs in the Premier League and a decrease of groups in the first class from 20 to 18.
Premier League Clubs Plans
The arrangement has been fronted by EFL executive Rick Parry and would have incorporated a 250 million-pound ($325.85 million) rescue for his clubs, who face intense monetary issues because of the COVID-19 pandemic.But at a gathering on Wednesday of every one of the 20 Premier League clubs, the plans were dismissed with a different, more extensive based audit by the whole alliance started and a more restricted rescue for lower division clubs.
“Each of the 20 Premier League clubs today collectively concurred that Project Big Picture won’t be embraced or sought after by the Premier League, or The FA,” the group said in an announcement.
“Further, Premier League Shareholders consented to cooperate as a 20-club aggregate on a key arrangement for the future structures and financing of English football, talking with all partners to guarantee a lively, serious and maintainable football pyramid.” The cycle will incorporate the FA, the UK government and the EFL, included the announcement. The Premier League likewise said it had consented to bringing to the table a salvage bundle to League One and League Two (third and fourth level) clubs.