Mediator proposed in LFP’s fee dispute with Canal Plus and beIN

Sports minister Roxana Maracineanu speaking at CNOSF headquarters in Paris (Photo by Aude Alcover/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

Roxana Mărăcineanu, the Minister of Sports of France, has proposed that the country’s mediator for economic and financial affairs attempts to resolve the dispute over rights fee payments between the Professional Football League (LFP) and pay-television broadcasters Canal Plus and beIN Sports.

The LFP was dealt successive blows in March as first Canal Plus and then beIN informed the league that rights payments would be suspended until Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 matches resumed after the shutdown imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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