NBC Sports faces major battle to retain US Premier League rights

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NBC Sports faces a major battle to retain United States media rights to the English Premier League with ESPN, WarnerMedia, and CBS Sports all expected to bid for a new contract which will begin at the start of the 2022-23 season.

According to Bloomberg, Premier League clubs are expected to approve a tender bid for US rights rather than simply renew with NBC Sports, the league's US rightsholder since 2013.

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