Mediapro help Laporta
Now, that €124.6m deposit has been reached while €30m was funded by the CEO of Mediapro Jaume Roures, according to Catalan media outlet Expansion.
The payment has been made through a company called Orpheus, while Roures’s company has bid for La Liga TV rights before and pulled out of a financial commitment to Ligue 1 in France earlier this season.
Tebas confident on fan return
No fans have been able to attend football games across the top two divisions of Spanish football since March 2020 but amid a Covid-19 vaccine rollout, there is renewed optimism.
Tebas said, in quotes carried by Marca: “If the circumstances arise, then yes (fans will return). We are already prepared, we would have been there for months, but there are circumstances that we cannot control. We have been here for a year and we hope that in the third week of April we can begin to have a percentage in the stadiums.”
Madrid qualify in Europe
Marca say they have the hunger of champions while Diario AS outlined a goal celebration as the drink of champions.