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Four German football giants are set to give €20 million ($22 million) to smaller clubs to help them weather the financial fallout from coronavirus.

Bayern Munich, Red Bull Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen – which competed in the Champions League this season – are pledging the funds to Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 clubs, the German Football League (DFL) announced on Thursday.

The clubs will share €12.5 million from their undistributed television revenues, with an additional €7.5 million from their own budgets.

Football club revenues are expected to hit hard by the virus, as matches in both Bundesligas have

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