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While the Canal + bosses have advised that there will be no frenzy to buy back Ligue 1 TV rights, the LFP appears to have cut off Mediapro.
Maxime Saada threw a paving stone into the pool by insisting at Les Echos that Canal + was not ready to compensate financially for Mediapro’s total impossibility to set up TV rights in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2, which had to endure chills down the backbone of French football. Even if this brutal position were to be put into perspective, to the extent that it was clear that encrypted channels would not be able to fire a bullet behind the tricolor club that was already broadcasting the match, the Canal + boss’s statement made a fuss behind the Ligue 1 screens. For now, all of this. relating to the conciliation requested by Médiapro at the Nanterre Commercial Court. Jaume Roures told him last week at a press conference he wanted the Professional Football League to sit down with him and negotiate a discounted price for the 2020-2021 season while waiting for better days.
For now, the LFP has remained silent in the face of being taken hostage by Mediapro and Téléfoot, the League has not prevented the channel from broadcasting its unpaid Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches. However, according to Vincent Duluc, alongside Vincent Labrune and the Professional Football League, Mediapro’s fate is not far from being in agreement. ” From what I understand and from what I have heard, the League doesn’t really want the conciliator to settle. LFP wanted to wipe out, leave the problem with Mediapro and start another one », Explained journalist L’Equipe who believed that the mission of the conciliator appointed by the commercial court would not result in an agreement.