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Amazon’s acquisition of Ligue 1 rights prompts Canal Plus to pull out

Online retail giant Amazon has established a stronger foothold in the French marketplace by landing a package of domestic rights to eight Ligue 1 matches per week across the next three seasons after submitting a late bid.

Ahead of the French Professional Football League (LFP) board meeting today (Friday), Amazon lodged an offer thought to be worth €250m ($302.7m) per year for the eight Ligue 1 matches per week previously held by Mediapro, the agency and production group.

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