Premier League mulls options over TV deal in ‘crucial’ Chinese market

Richard Masters speaks during a cocktail reception to celebrate the 2019 Premier League Asia Trophy (by Fred Lee/Getty Images for Premier League)

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has said the top division of English club football wants to make the “best decision rather than the quickest decision” when securing a new Chinese broadcast rights deal.

The Premier League last week terminated its lucrative media-rights contract with streaming platform PPTV after the Suning Holdings-owned broadcaster failed to meet rights fee payment deadlines.

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