Five clubs to reject farewell gift to Premier League chief

first_img deals 2 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury gameday cracker 2 Bruce Buck has proposed the idea to all 20 clubs shining REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card no dice Richard Scudamore steps down after 19 years During his 19 years working for England’s top flight, Scuadmore has helped to propel the television rights from £670m to £5.1billion.The Premier League will also appoint a non-executive chairman following Scudamore’s departure. At least five Premier League clubs are ready to reject a £5million goodbye gift to departing Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore.The proposal had been requested by Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck, who has developed a close friendship with Scudamore since becoming chairman at Stamford Bridge 15 years ago.center_img Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Buck had called on senior figures at all 20 Premier League clubs to each make a £250,000 donation to Scuadmore who earns a basic salary of £900,000 with annual bonuses up to £1.6m.While it remains unclear exactly which clubs are against the idea, the voting process only requires 14 clubs to push it through.The 59-year-old, who steps down next month having joined the Premier League as chief executive in November 1999, is to be replaced by Susanna Dinnage. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars huge blow tense REVEALED Latest Premier League News Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in Januarylast_img read more