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sport news AHEAD OF THE GAME: Sky Sports to push for more than 200 top-flight games a ... trends now

sport news AHEAD OF THE GAME: Sky Sports to push for more than 200 top-flight games a ... trends now

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Sky Sports are expected to entrench their position as the home of Premier League football following the domestic TV rights auction, which is due to conclude next month.

Mail Sport has learned that Sky plan to bid for four of the five packages available, which would give them more than 200 live games a season from 2025 to 2029 if they are successful.

TNT Sports are understood to be prioritising retaining the Saturday lunchtime slot, with industry insiders casting doubt on whether the Discovery-owned company will be able to wrestle another package from Sky, who are aiming to keep hold of Saturday night games, two slots on Sundays and the combined Friday night/Monday night package. 

Amazon Prime are expected to bid for the new-look 2pm Sunday slot, which will involve multiple games being screened simultaneously following midweek European fixtures, but Sky value having exclusivity on Sundays and will fight hard to retain them.

With the number of games available rising from 200 to 270, the Premier League are confident of securing an increase on the existing £5billion deal.

Sky Sports want to win the rights to show more than 200 Premier League games a season

Sky Sports want to win the rights to show more than 200 Premier League games a season

Sky Sports, who have Gary Neville (left) and Jamie Carragher (right) as regular pundits, want to cement their place as the home of Premier League football

Sky Sports, who have Gary Neville (left) and Jamie Carragher (right) as regular pundits, want to cement their place as the home of Premier League football

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