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Barcelona V Manchester City and Manchester United V Fenerbahçe available for all

Press Release   •   Oct 18, 2016 14:21 BST

Pep Guardiola’s return to Barcelona with Manchester City and Manchester United’s match at Old Trafford in the Europa League v Fenerbahçe will be made available for anyone to watch this week.Viewers can watch the game on BT’s Freeview channel BT Sport Showcase, BT TV, Sky TV, Virgin or online at

The Spanish giants will host their former player and manager as both teams battle it out to progress from their UEFA Champions League group to the knock-out stages. Kick off is at 7:45pm on Wednesday 19 October. The game should also see Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo return to Camp Nou following his summer move to Manchester City.

BT Sport will also show Manchester United’s match at Old Trafford against Fenerbahçe in the Europa League on Thursday 20 October, with kick off at 8.05pm. The game could see a reunion with Robin Van Persie as he returns to Manchester.

Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “We want as many people as possible to experience BT Sport’s coverage of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, with some of the best players in the world on show.That’s why we’re making these two games available to watch for free on TV and online.”

BT Sport is the only place to watch all of the 351 exclusively live UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches. At least 12 UEFA Champions League matches and 14 UEFA Europa League ties will also be shown live on BT Sport Showcase during the season.

Barcelona v Manchester City 7.45pmWednesday 19 OctoberBT Sport Showcase (59), BT TV (409), Sky (414), Virgin (100/548) or
Manchester United v Fenerbahçe8.05pmThursday 20 October

Viewers can watch on the following channels: BT Sport Showcase (59), BT TV (409), Sky (414), Virgin (100/548) or

Notes to editors

BT Sport Showcase is on Freeview channel 59.

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