Sport news EXCLUSIVE: Premier League chairman Gary Hoffman slams EFL counterpart Rick Parry over bailout negotiations and claims he is trying to 'create division' among top-flight clubs after fallout of doomed Project Big Picture Premierleague-News.com
Premierleague-News.com - EXCLUSIVE: Premier League chairman Gary Hoffman has accused EFL counterpart Rick Parry of jeopardising a bailout for the lower divisions as football's bitter civil war shows no sign of abating.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Premier League chairman Gary Hoffman has accused his EFL counterpart Rick Parry of jeopardising a bailout for the lower divisions as the top-flight's conflict with the lower divisions continued.In an explosive letter sent to the EFL after Wednesday's meeting of the 20 Premier League clubs Hoffman claims that Parry has refused to engage in negotiations regarding the proposed bailout, due to his secret talks with Liverpool and Manchester United over Project Big Picture.Hoffman goes on to accuse Parry of deliberately seeking to create division among the top 20 clubs, an incendiary claim that raises real questions over whether the Premier League and EFL can continue to work together. Premier League chairman Gary Hoffman has hit out at the EFL's Rick Parry in an explosive letter Hoffman claims that EFL chairman Parry (right) is refusing to engage with the Premier League over bailout negotiations following the fallout of the failed Project Big Picture He also claims Parry is now trying to 'create division' among the top-flight clubs in addition RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'Everyone has earned the right to be in the Premier League':... REVEALED: Premier League's chairman accused Man United and... IAN HERBERT: Liverpool's power grab is the club's latest... Project Big Picture is DEAD: Premier League clubs REJECT the... Share this article Share The letter from Hoffman outlines the terms of the Premier League's bailout offer - a £20million grant to clubs in League One and Two with the possibility of a further £30m in loans to follow - but the newly appointed chairman also takes aim at Parry. The EFL clubs will discuss the offer at divisional meetings on Thursday afternoon, but are minded to reject it initially as they claim it is insufficient and are unhappy that the Championship clubs have been excluded.'In times of crisis it is even more important that we work together rather than create division,' Hoffman writes.
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.' The missive from Hoffman outlines the terms of the Premier League's bailout offer - a £20million grant to clubs in League One and Two but nothing for the ChampionshipHoffman's letter also confirms Sportsmail's story from earlier this week that the EFL have already rejected the first bailout offer - without putting it to the clubs - of a £40m grant and £110m in loans due to the conditions attached.'Rick Parry did not engage with us,' Hoffman writes. 'However, on 13 October we received feedback of our funding offer from Dave Baldwin (who has been nothing but professional throughout). He stated that the caveats applied against both the proposed loan and grant funds were not something the EFL Board could put before your clubs.' Liverpool's John W Henry (L) and Man United's Joel Glazer (R) were behind Project Big Picture RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'Everyone has earned the right to be in the Premier League':... REVEALED: Premier League's chairman accused Man United and... IAN HERBERT: Liverpool's power grab is the club's latest... Project Big Picture is DEAD: Premier League clubs REJECT the... Share this article Share
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