Discovery seeks to terminate Bundesliga contract, DFL considers legal action

The official DFL Bundesliga Ball - Derbystar on July 19, 2018 in Olching, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images)

International media group Discovery is seeking to terminate its media-rights contract with the German Football League (DFL), utilising a reported ‘special termination’ clause.

German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports that the clause can be used in the event of an unforeseen circumstance, such as the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic.

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