Antitrust Antitrust

Premier League faces claims beIN pressured it over Newcastle takeover amid TV rights talks

By Simon Zekaria
  • 01 Oct 2021 11:10
  • 01 Oct 2021 11:10
The Premier League, if forced to defend a looming UK antitrust claim from Newcastle United, faces allegations that Qatar’s beIN Sports pressured it to block the football club's takeover during talks over a three-year broadcasting deal, MLex has learned. 

MLex also understands that Newcastle — one of 20 clubs in the top-flight English league

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