ESS to feature Sky Sports studio presentation in La Liga coverage

ESS to feature Sky Sports studio presentation in La Liga coverage

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MUMBAI: ESPN Star Sports (ESS) has boosted its Spanish La Liga BBVA coverage by featuring the studio presentation from Sky Sports on the Spanish league, beginning with the highly anticipated El Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on 8 October.

The Sky Sports studio presentations for the leagues‘ matches, featuring match previews and reviews of key matches from current and former managers, as well as professional players.

Familiar names such as ex-Chelsea player Scott Minto will lead the studio presentation, along with Roberto Martinez, Wigan Athletic‘s manager, to provide expert analysis and insights.

For El Clasico, viewers will enjoy match commentaries by Rob Palmer, senior SKY Sports commentator, along with former Tottenham Hotspur and Real Mallorca striker, as well as ESPN Star Sports‘ Spanish football expert, Gerry Armstrong from Camp Nou.

Fans can also look forward to a line-up of guests throughout the season that will include recognisable names such as former Liverpool and Valencia manager Rafa Benitez, ex Liga BBVA stars such as Real Madrid‘s Michel Salgado, Barcelona‘s Albert Ferrer, former Real Madrid manager John Toshack and renowned Spanish Journalist Guillem Balague.

Said ESPN Star Sports MD Peter Hutton said, "We‘re very pleased to announce a long term co-operation with SKY Sports. Their coverage of the Liga BBVA has always been excellent, and to have analysis from experts who really know the Spanish game is ideal for us."

Fans can catch the new and enhanced presentation of El Clasico on STAR Sports on 8 October, 1.30am, just before the match.