TV rights. Ligue 1 could start the season without a broadcaster, underlines Jean-Pierre Caillot

TV rights. Ligue 1 could start the season without a broadcaster, underlines Jean-Pierre Caillot
TV rights. Ligue 1 could start the season without a broadcaster, underlines Jean-Pierre Caillot

With just over a month to go until Ligue 1 resumes on the weekend of August 16, the French championship still does not have a broadcaster. What progress was made at the last meeting of the Ligue 1 college on Saturday July 6? Jean-Pierre Caillot, the president of the body, gave an update on the situation to The Team .

Three options, no preference

The one who is also president of Stade de Reims mentioned the three options on the table for French football: the 100% Ligue 1 channel associated with the American giant Warner Bros Discovery, the offer of DAZN, as well as the interest of beIN Sports. However, none of them seem to have convinced the Ligue 1 college at the moment. To decide, we will have to have things on the table. Which, at the time we speak, is not yet the case. “, stressed Jean-Pierre Caillot, who spoke of a ” worrying situation. »

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However, the Ligue 1 college does not seem to be in a hurry to decide. From experience, you should not make decisions in haste. “, says Jean-Pierre Caillot. ” If we have to resume the season without a channel, for one or two days, we will accept it. People will go to the stadium to watch the matches. And we will wait. I think it is a mistake to start something in a hurry.. »

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