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LaLiga secures Madrid court order over beIN’s delayed rights payments

LaLiga president Javier Tebas (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP via Getty Images)

Spain’s LaLiga has secured a court order in Madrid to freeze beIN Media Group’s assets worth up to €50.7m ($49.3m) in a dispute over the pay-TV broadcaster’s payments of rights fee instalments, it has emerged.

News of LaLiga’s application for an interim injunction – first reported by The New York Times – is set against the political backdrop of LaLiga president Javier Tebas’ ongoing criticisms of beIN chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi for overseeing lavish spending at Paris Saint-Germain.

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