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Canal Plus ‘opts against’ Premier League sublicensing to RMC Sport

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris of Tottenham Hotspur and France (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus is set to broadcast the Premier League exclusively after opting against a sublicensing of rights ahead of this weekend’s opening fixtures of the new season.

The Vivendi-owned broadcaster sold on non-exclusive rights to subscription broadcaster RMC Sport during the 2019-22 cycle. Canal Plus initially secured the rights in a deal worth just over €90m ($92m) per year.

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