Amazon pens £10 million deal for Manchester City series

Series will deliver "unique and authentic" view into the club's season
By James Groves ,

Manchester City have signed a deal with Amazon Prime for a behind-the-scenes TV series following the club through the 2017-18 season.

The series, which has reportedly cost the streaming giant just over £10 million, is likely to be available in Autumn 2018.

“This new Amazon Prime Original series will give Prime members extraordinary insight into Manchester City,” said Heather Schuster, head of unscripted, Amazon Originals.

“The story behind the coaches and players is fascinating, and we are very excited to work with the Manchester City team to deliver an exclusive all access experience to our Prime members.”

Ferran Soriano, Manchester City CEO, added: “We are delighted to begin this strategic relationship with Amazon. Amazon Prime Video is the perfect home for a ground-breaking project that will offer a unique and authentic inside view into Manchester City’s season.

"This is an extremely exciting time for Manchester City and through Amazon’s world-class service, we will be able to share it with football fans all over the world.”