After four months of negotiations, Serie A clubs met in Milan on Monday to consider the final offer made by streaming service DAZN and Sky for around 900 million euros per year, until the end of the 2028/2029 season.
17/20 clubs supported this proposal, but Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis expressed dissatisfaction. “It is a complete failure for Italian football, these deals will kill Italian football,” he told reporters, interrupting Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo during a meeting. newspaper.
De Siervo said, DAZN will spend 700 million euros to show all Serie A matches in the next five seasons. Comcast’s Sky Italia unit has offered 200 million euros to co-broadcast 3/10 matches each week. Television rights are an important source of revenue for clubs such as Napoli, Juventus and Milan teams.
According to the three-year contract that will expire next June, Serie A will earn 930 million euros per season from selling television rights in Italyin which DAZN holds a major stake.
The head of Serie A, Mr. De Siervo, said that the new transaction is equal to or possibly even higher than the current contract value, reaching the mark of 1 billion euros/season. However, this number is still far lower than the English Premier League.
Huy Truong | 12:56 October 24, 2023