Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC ask him to take a 500,000 pay cut

Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC force him to take a 500,000 pay cutHe will present football on Beeb until after 2014 World Cup in BrazilFormer England star's 2m-a-year deal is up this summer Most Match of the Day pundits have also had to swallow salary cuts By Martin Robinson and Charles Sale PUBLISHED: 10:11 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:03 GMT, 24 January 2013 Gary Lineker is poised to sign a new contract with the BBC to continue as the host of Match of the Day – but the presenter will take an estimated 500,000 pay cut in the process.