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Premier League chief Scudamore remains confident of global round

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore says their planned global round remains under consideration.

After criticism from people and bodies within the game, the 39th game proposal was eventually rejected by the Football Association.

However, the Premier League, keen to further exploit their international popularity, are rethinking their plans having taken into account the various issues and objections raised.

Scudamore told BBC Radio Five Live's Sportsweek programme on Sunday: "The idea is not over forever because no idea is over forever. We do have to grapple with globalisation and how we take it forward.

"We are revising, looking at other plans and it is certainly not over.

"We said we would take until next January to look at some sort of strategic move and we are going to look to use that time to come up with something that ticks more boxes."

Scudamore gave no indication as to whether the revised plans will still involve clubs playing in foreign cities.

"It is too early to say that," he added. "Give us the time, we will come back and we will work on it. It is too early to be specific on what it will be."

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