Report: BeIN agrees rights deal with Saran for Uefa games in Turkey

Middle Eastern broadcaster to show next three seasons of Uefa Champions League.

Report: BeIN agrees rights deal with Saran for Uefa games in Turkey

BeIN Media Group and the Saran Media agency have agreed rights deals in Turkey for the Uefa Champions League and Uefa Europa League club soccer competitions, according to multiple media reports.

Turkish newspaper Hürriyet reports that BeIN will pick up rights to three seasons of the Champions League, European club soccer’s premier competition, from 2018/19 to 2020/21.

Saran will secure the Europa League rights for same three-season cycle, while BeIN will also show games from the second-tier European soccer competition.

Tivibu, the digital TV service owned by Turkish telecommunications company Türk Telekom, currently holds the rights to both competitions.