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Premier League, BeIN Sports Renew TV Rights

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Premier League, BeIN Sports Renew TV Rights

The Premier League has announced they will continue to be broadcast in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) via BeIN Sports in a $500m deal.

The reported deal has been agreed in principle and is expected to begin from the 2025-26 season onwards, expected to be completed in the next few weeks.

Premier League clubs are believed to have given the greenlight for the deal to commence at last week’s shareholders meeting.

BeIN Sports has been the home of the Premier League for the MENA region over the last several years, broadcasting all 380 fixtures in over 24 MENA countries, not including Saudi Arabia.

Ongoing tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar has ultimately resulted in Saudi Arabia blocking any BeIN TV coverage in the country, who’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) own Premier League side Newcastle United.

With BeIN and the PIF reportedly refusing to negotiate with one another to find a resolve, this could become a problem for the PIF’s objective to help grow a fanbase and promote Newcastle if their matches are not being broadcasted on TV in the country.

The Daily Mail has revealed that the Premier League is unhappy with the Saudi’s boycott of BeIN coverage but have also acknowledged that it is beyond their power to find a resolution.

The announcement comes after the Premier League signed a new six-year deal with video game publisher, Electronic Arts (EA).

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