Yan Qiang:Due to the attitude of the Saudi government, the acquisition of Newcastle is more difficult
According to the Guardian, The Premier League club Newcastle United’s acquisition drama has added to the storm, and the Saudi government will permanently ban the Premier League on Tuesday The Middle Eastern broadcast partner Bayin Sports is operating in Saudi Arabia.
The Newcastle acquisition, which has been stalled for more than three months, has changed because of the tough attitude of the Saudi government. To be more difficult.
The previous acquisition of most shares of Newcastle by the Saudi sovereign fund was questioned by many parties because of the serious piracy of the video signal of the Premier League in Saudi Arabia-the copyright of the video of the Premier League in the Middle East and North Africa is Qatar’s beIN Sports holds that due to geopolitical reasons, the signal of beIN Sports’ Premier League matches cannot be landed in Saudi Arabia at all.
On July 14, the Saudi government directly announced that beIN Sports was cancelled in Saudi Arabia and fined 2.1 million pounds for its”market monopoly.” This decision means that until the summer of 2022, there can be no official copyright Premier League events to spread.
Before, in Saudi Arabia, there has always been an organization called beoutQ, which is conducting a public broadcast of Premier League matches.