The failure to allocate Ligue 1 TV rights to Mediapro has not finished being analyzed.
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Whatever the result of the conciliation between the Professional Football League and Mediapro, which should be known on Tuesday, Cédric Roussel will not stop there.
The deputy LREM, president of the study group on the economy of sport in the National Assembly, is the one who conducted hearings to understand how we had arrived at this "fiasco".
He told us on Friday evening that he was going to ask for the opening of a parliamentary commission of inquiry to shed light on this whole affair.
“We consider that there are still too many gray areas on the management of this affair,” one of his collaborators told us.
“We need some clarification because this case will have consequences.
It should not be a failure for nothing, "Cédric Roussel developed to AFP.
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The latter had particularly deplored on several occasions that the leaders of Mediapro, Jaume Roures in the lead, had not responded to his requests to come and explain himself.
A commission of inquiry would be one way to force them to do so.
“French football and sport need more certainty.
This contract (with Mediapro) is a fiasco and weakens the public service of sport.
Solutions must be found so that such a risk does not recur, ”added Cédric Roussel.
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