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Manchester Utd, Liverpool to retain demand for live EPL rights access despite risks

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah (R) shoots to score their second goal as Manchester United's Welsh midfielder Daniel James (L) slides to attempt a block. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester United and Liverpool will push ahead with their demand to exploit some of their English Premier League matches on their own digital channels despite the likely damage this will cause to the value of the league’s main international rights package, SportBusiness Media understands.

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