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Lille stadium to be known as Decathlon Arena in five-year naming rights deal

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Lille’s Stade Pierre-Mauroy will be known as the Decathlon Arena after the stadium’s owners Métropole Européenne de Lille (MEL) agreed a five-year naming rights deal with the French sporting goods retailer.

The deal, first reported by France Bleu, is worth an average of €1.2m ($1.3m) per year over five seasons and will start this summer in time for the new Ligue 1 season.

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