Mediapro stops payments for French football: An opportunity for Canal+

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Mediapro stops payments for French football: An opportunity for Canal+

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Mediapro stops payments for French football: An opportunity for Canal+

France’s Ligue 1 faces an unprecedented financial crisis, dramatically illustrating the risks ahead for the European football industry.

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It was too good to be true: Ligue 1 TV receipts will not jump 44% as it expected, compounding its COVID-induced financial distress

Canal+ could step in and is in a strong bargaining position

 

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Figure 1: Ligue 1 domestic broadcasting rights (€m per year)