BT Sport has signed a new deal to show exclusively live German Bundesliga football in the UK and Republic of Ireland until the year 2021. The deal enables BT Sports customers to enjoy a line up of exclusive live matches that include the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Serie A and Ligue 1.
The new contract starts in September 2017 and will run until the end of the 2020/21 season and extends BT’s current rights to show top flight football from Germany. BT Sport will also have the rights to the annual DFL Supercup matches, German Bundesliga 2 matches, plus previews and highlights shows.
The deal is in addition to BT Sport’s exclusive coverage of elite European competitions including the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Serie A in Italy and Ligue 1 in France. It will also coincide with BT Sport now broadcasting Barclay’s Premier League for the new season on Saturday evenings.