BeIN, Saran set to seal Uefa rights deals in Turkey

BeIN Media Group and the Saran Media agency have agreed deals for rights in Turkey to the Uefa Champions League and Europa League club football competitions, according to multiple reports.

Turkish newspaper Hürriyet said the deals will be formally announced in the coming days, with beIN set to secure rights to the Champions League across the three seasons spanning 2018-19 to 2020-21.

Saran is said to have secured the Europa League rights across the same three-season term, with beIN also reportedly set to broadcast games from the secondary competition of European football’s governing body Uefa under the agreement.

Pay-television operator Tivibu, which is owned by telecommunications company Türk Telekom, holds Champions League and Europa League rights in the 2015-16 to 2017-18 cycle.