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LFP dealt further blow as beIN suspends rights payments

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Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has informed the French Professional League (LFP) that it is suspending its payments for Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 rights until the competitions resume.

The move follows a similar stance taken by the Vivendi-owned Canal Plus over its forthcoming payments and will heighten the financial pressure felt by French clubs amidst the commercial fallout from the global lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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