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Serie A: BT Sport to show Italian top flight from 2021/22 season
Serie A, home to some of the biggest names in world football, will be shown on BT Sport until at least 2024.
BT Sport is to be the exclusive broadcaster of Serie A in the UK and Ireland in a three-season deal, running through to 2024.
Featuring some of the biggest names in world football, Serie A boasts Juventus stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Aaron Ramsey, plus Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly.
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The dugouts will also feature a number of familiar faces, with Jose Mourinho returning to the league to manage Roma and Massimiliano Allegri heading back to Juventus to try to repeat the success he enjoyed during his first spell with the club.
BT Sport customers will also get to follow members of Italy’s UEFA Euro 2020-winning side including Juventus striker Federico Chiesa, Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne and Lazio’s Ciro Immobile.
Serie A on BT Sport kicks off on Saturday 21 August and every single match will be broadcast, with at least five live games shown each round, totalling around 200 live games across the season.
Italian football expert James Richardson will also host a new weekly Serie A show taking in all the key storylines from the weekend's action.
Next season is poised to see a renewal of last year’s battle between both Milan clubs for the Scudetto, with Inter finishing first and AC as runners-up in May.
Juventus, who had won the previous nine championships, will be targeting a return to winning ways after they finished in the top four by a single point in 2020/21.
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Rachel Knight, Sports Rights Director at BT Sport, said: “We want to provide our customers with the best sport from across the world and the addition of Serie A means viewers will get to follow some of the biggest stars, managers and clubs in world football.
“European football has always been an important part of our line-up, with Serie A now joining our exclusive coverage of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League, alongside France’s Ligue 1.”