INFO RMC SPORT. The LFP television rights steering committee has received two offers to broadcast Ligue 1 until 2024. Besides Canal +, Amazon has applied and raised prices.
After breaking into the rights market at Roland Garros, Amazon has clearly positioned itself on Ligue 1 TV rights. According to information from RMC Sport, the American giant has made an offer to the LFP and is doing so. competition with Canal +.
Meeting since Friday morning, the League’s steering committee has received two offers for the purchase of rights until 2024. A first comes from the Canal / beIN Sports duo, the encrypted channel being the historic broadcaster of Ligue 1. L The other therefore comes from Amazon.
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The auctions are climbing
Still according to information from RMC Sport, the stakes are rising between the two contenders. Negotiations are intensifying between all parties. This should not please Maxime Saada, chairman of the board of the Canal + group. Guest of the After Foot show this Wednesday on RMC, the boss of the encrypted channel did not want to exceed a certain price for Ligue 1.
“I am not sure that football [français] or on Canal + next year “, had even declared Maxime Saada during his visit to RMC. Before commenting on the value he attributes to the French championship:” We will not be very far from previous cycles. The average is 650 million euros per year since 2005. The product has deteriorated, but we do not saw the branch on which we are sitting. The value is at most at the height of previous cycles. “
The leader of C + had however specified that the sum indicated would not necessarily be that which the encrypted channel would put on the table.