sport news Premier League 'taking steps' to get coverage back on Chinese TV

Premier League chief Richard Masters says they are 'taking steps' to get coverage back on Chinese TV after pulling the plug on £564m deal with PPTV last week over withheld £160m payment amid coronavirus crisis Premier League terminated its existing contract with PPTV in China last week It came after the withholding of a payment due under terms of the deal in March The three-year £564m deal with PPTV was announced last summer

By Jamie Gardner, Pa Chief Sports Reporter

Published: 23:47 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 23:47 BST, 9 September 2020

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The Premier League is 'taking steps' to get its teams back on Chinese television, the organisation's chief executive Richard Masters has said.

The league terminated its existing contract in the country with rights holder PPTV, owned by Suning, last week after the withholding of a payment due under the terms of the deal in March.

The three-year deal with PPTV was announced last summer, and was reported to have been worth more than half a billion pounds.

The Premier League is 'taking steps' to get its teams back on Chinese television

The Premier League is 'taking steps' to get its teams back on Chinese television 

Masters said he hoped it would not be long before Chinese fans of the Premier League would be able to watch the action again.

'The decision to

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