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BT Sport to screen high-profile European clashes

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BT Sport have announced an exciting weekend of exclusive coverage of matches from some of Europe's top leagues.

The broadcaster will show the eagerly anticipated clash between big spenders Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco on Sunday, 22nd September, live from 8pm.

The match at the Parc des Princes will see world class South American strikers Edinson Cavani and Radamel Falcao go against each other for the first time for their respective club sides, and there is sure to be goals in the battle of two of the richest clubs in the world.

BT Sport have also secured the exclusive rights to a mouth-watering clash between AC Milan and Napoli, to be broadcast on BT Sport 2 at 7:30pm on the same day.

New Napoli manager Rafael Benitez, who tasted Europa League success with Chelsea at the end of last season, has assembled a highly-fancied squad despite some recent high profile departures, and his team are certain to face a tough test against a Milan side who finished one place below them in Serie 'A' last campaign.

BT Sport will also show Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on the same weekend, as they travel to Schalke on Saturday, 21st September.

Following Wigan's surprise FA Cup triumph last season, BT also have exclusive coverage of the Latics' first competitive European game away at Belgian side SV Zulte-Waregem, on Thursday, 19th September at 5:30pm.

Owen Coyle's first home match in the competition will also be broadcast on BT Sport as they entertain FK Maribor two weeks later.

In a press release sent to GiveMeSport, Simon Green, Head of BT Sport, said: "Wigan, travelling from the bottom rung of the football league to become holders of the FA Cup over a relatively short period, and now competitors in the UEFA Europa League, is one of the inspiring football stories of recent years.”

The announcement means there will be a feast of football on the channel this season, as they also have 38 Premier League games as well as action from around Europe.

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