As reported by Kicker, some Bundesliga clubs are calling for the voting on the DFL investor deal to be redone
with Stuttgart leading the way however the DFL have released a statement refusing such a redo.
The DFL and the 36 clubs have the common goal that Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga remain sporty attractive
and competitive league, with financially stable clubs under the framework conditions of 50+1 and other positive characteristics of German professional football.
The marketing partnership strengthens the federal leagues and benefits all clubs.
The deal allows necessary investments in long-term further development to strengthen the marketing of the two leagues. It is to be invested sustainably in the media product, digitization and internationalization. This contributes to the financial security of all clubs that receive up to 50% of their funds from central marketing and the strengthening of the league association.READ MORE
– There is no influence of a marketing partner on the sporting competition, kick-off times or venues:
The strategic partner will not be able to decide or decide on kick-off times, venues, league composition or other sporting issues at any time.