The clubs of the English Premier League will lose £ 1 billion due to the pandemic of mers – Deloitte

Клубы Английской Премьер-Лиги потеряют 1 млрд фунтов из-за пандемии коронавируса, - Deloitte

In the English Premier League (EPL) clubs will miss serious amounts due to pandemic coronavirus.

Consulting company Deloitte, analyzing the impact of the crisis on the financial performance of clubs in the EPL, came to the conclusion that the income of the 20 teams of the elite division of English football will decline a total of 1 billion pounds at the end of the season-2019/20, quotes the conclusions of the BBC.

On a serious reduction in income in the current season will affect the long pause in the League, and that 92 of the remaining match will spend without spectators.

500 million pounds is compensation to the broadcasters and the loss of income from the conduct of the matches. These revenues clubs will not return. The remaining revenues may be transferred to season 2020/21.

Moreover, the report noted that despite the fact that the revenues of the clubs in the Premier League grew in the 2018/19 season by 7% and reached a record 5.2 billion pounds, the clubs incurred a loss before tax in the amount of 165 million pounds.