It is well known that Bayern Munich receives the most TV money of all Bundesliga clubs, and the Bavarian club will earn €105M this season. This inequity of money distribution, especially during the global pandemic, agitated a lot of other Bundesliga club CEOs.
As kicker reports, there will soon be a meeting between all 18 Bundesliga clubs and they will discuss this situation. The meeting will be held under the leadership of Bayern’s CEO — Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Rummenigge told kicker that he has understanding for the smaller clubs. He continued: “They have a different set of interests than FC Bayern and want to develop upwards. To do this, they need more money because sporting success is largely decided on the transfer market.”
He added that he wants to hold a meeting between all 18 clubs. “All of us have a common interest — the weal and woe of the league,” Rummenigge said. The entire league is plagued by “a fundamental problem, and that is the shortfall in TV revenue. And that’s where the big clubs have lost the most ground.”
Unfortunately, because of the pandemic, Rummenigge has not been able to schedule the meeting, but he says that the meeting will happen as soon as possible.