Premier League 'agrees major deal for Chinese TV rights'

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The three-year deal with Chinese video streaming service PPTV, part of retail giant Suning, is set to be the league's biggest-ever overseas broadcast sale.

Audiences for Premier League football are also growing strongly in China, with English clubs seeing the world's second largest economy as a major growth market.

The nation's own Super League is also helping to fuel the boom, as it attracts top (if usually older) players and managers from the European leagues.

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