Football Ligue 1 – TV: La LFP menace Al-Khelaifi

Three weeks before the resumption of the Ligue 1 championship, there is total vagueness concerning the broadcasting of two matches per day. And the Professional Football League is now threatening BeInSports.

As we learned on Friday, BeInSports decided to take Canal + to court, demanding that the Bolloré group channel pay the 332 million euros per season provided for in the contract signed between the two media to broadcast two Ligue 1 matches by Championship day. If the two channels have come to this end, after having had excellent relations for years, that does not change anything for Vincent Labrune and those in charge of the LFP. Because for the moment, the Ligue 1 clubs do not know who will broadcast these two matches and especially who will pay the bill, including a first installment of 56 million euros in early August. If BeInSports warned the League that it had put Canal + in court on precisely this subject, on the side of the clubs we do not want to be satisfied with this vague response from the Qatari media.

And it is for this purpose that the services of the Professional Football League sent a letter on Friday to the leaders of BeInSports in order to obtain as soon as possible both the confirmation of the next transfer of 56 million euros. , but also that the Qatari media was going to produce both matches as had been contractually planned. In addition, the LFP warns the Qatari sports channel, of which Nasser Al-Khelaifi is the boss via BeIn Media Groupe, that in the event of a negative response, or a simple response, then it will in turn turn to the courts to compel the channel to pay the rights it bought, but also to broadcast the two games. A year after Mediapro, everything has changed, but ultimately nothing has changed …

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