Premier League rights deals go into extra time

League reportedly unlikely to announce deal until April
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The Premier League has reportedly pushed its decision over the two unsold rights packages into April.

According to City AM, the League could be forced into making a "cut-price" deal for the remaining 40 games.

The Premier League announced it had sold five of its seven rights deals for the 2019-22 seasons to BT and Sky last month.

But the remaining two have yet to be sold, with some speculation Amazon is pondering a repackaged deal.

Analysts are now suggesting the two remaining packages are unlikely to fetch the £600 million which had previously been touted as the cost for the 40 games.