according to MF-Milan FinanceA new bid for TV rights has arrived from the United Arab Emirates: the Abu Dhabi Media Company put at the table of Lega CEO Luigi Di Servo an offer of 140 million euros to win the broadcast of the league matches. The maximum Italian championship in the Middle East and Africa region, still undetermined. The contract – colleagues explained – will be of five years for an annual amount that rises from about 22 to 35 million for a total, in fact, more than 142 million. In Rosellini’s way, they aim to reach a total pool of 185 million, averaging 37 million per year (roughly 10 million more than the 28.6 proposed by Abu Dhabi Media), thanks to a revenue-sharing mechanism linked to the overall success of the First Division. in the region. However, there is one thing: in fact, not all club presidents are convinced of the opportunity to accept the proposal brokered by former Roma CEO, Guido Fienga, because the duration of the potential agreement will crystallize the revenue from TV rights in the following period. five years.
Meanwhile, Abu Dhabi is also negotiating the future organization of the Italian Super Cup in the United Arab Emirates for the next four editions of the next tournament, the one between Inter and Milan in January: the number on the board is €21-22 million per year for a group of just under 90 million. “The proposal also envisages changing the formula of the Super Cup by expanding it to four teams (semi-finals and final), as the Spanish League has been doing for several years. Between the revenue from television rights and the new revenue from the Super Cup agreement, the work between the First Division and Abu Dhabi It will bring about 270 million euros into the coffers of the First Division,” as reported by Calcio e Finanza.
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