By Tom Farmery For Mailonline
Published: 11:36 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 11:43 BST, 8 September 2020
Top European clubs already hit hard by coronavirus have been dealt another blow after it was revealed they would have to foot a huge TV rebate.
European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli confirmed on Tuesday that the sides who competed in last season's Champions League and Europa League along with UEFA would have to foot the £518million bill to TV companies.
Agnelli also said talks over changes to the format and structure of Europe's two premier competitions, which last season saw one-legged ties introduced from the quarter-finals, would 'need to stall' while clubs tried to recover following the financial damage caused by Covid-19.
Andrea Agnelli confirmed European clubs and UEFA would foot staggering £518m TV rebate
Clubs have suffered heavily over the last six months after being