According to the Irish Times, talks between the pair are at an advanced stage and are likely to be completed next year, subject to regulatory approval.
According to the paper, Setanta co-founder and majority owner Mickey O’Rourke would remain with the company for a period after the deal is closed.
Setanta operates two sports channels in Ireland and has a carriage deal with Virgin Media.
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19 September 2020 @ 17:00:01 UTC