Your midweeks are about to get a lot more entertaining, as the continent’s finest go head to head
UEFA Champions League, from Tuesday 18 September, BT Sport
The biggest clubs. The greatest players. The most recognisable theme tune this side of Albert Square. Yes, the UEFA Champions League is back for another rollercoaster campaign of enthralling drama.
It all kicks off this Tuesday with the start of the group stage, and while we can’t possibly predict who will eventually be crowned kings of the continent, we do know one thing – you can watch every game live and exclusive on BT Sport.
Defending champions Real Madrid are looking to lift the trophy for a fourth year running, but perennial powerhouses Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Atlético Madrid and Juventus – who’ve now poached Cristiano Ronaldo from Real – might have something to say about that.
And what about the English sides ready to take on the likes of Lionel Messi, Thomas Müller and Antoine Griezmann?
Last year’s beaten finalists Liverpool look likely to be in the mix once again, while the pressure’s on for Manchester City to show that they are among Europe’s elite after crashing out in the quarter-finals last season.
Manchester United have a chance to give their fans some cheer following a rocky start in the Premier League, and Tottenham Hotspur also have lots to prove following their group-stage exit 12 months ago.
Excited doesn’t even cover the half of it. The UEFA Champions League is undoubtedly football’s finest club competition, with thrills and spills aplenty each and every year. But before it all kicks off exclusively live on BT Sport, whet your appetite with these big numbers…
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