La Liga and Serie A games may be streamed for free on Facebook

first_img 4 gameday British fans could be able to watch league champions Barcelona and Juventus for free next season El Clasico will likely remain subscription-only highlights Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade 4 The Milan derby is also set to be behind a paywall Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Latest Football News 4 Eleven Sports will show the US PGA Championship for free as part of a seven-day trial offered to new customers at its launch.The first two rounds will also be shown live for free on Facebook.The company’s executive chairman Marc Watson said: “When fans subscribe to Eleven Sports through us they are getting pure sport, without any add-ons, bundles or contracts.“We have built our business and our reputation in our global markets through our ‘For the Fans’ strategy that is underpinned by our accessibility and our engaging, localised approach that enables fans to get closer to the action.” NEW ERA 4 ALTERED How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes who plays? Eleven Sports reportedly bid less than the £18m per year Sky paid for their Spanish rights, while BT were outbid for Italian football, which they have shown since 2012.Amazon are also on the scene, buying a 20-game package to show Premier League matches over the Christmas period, starting in 2019.Sky will still show 126 Premier League games this year and 128 per season in the recently-agreed 2019-2022 deal.BT have the rights to 42 games in 2018/19 and 52 annually in the three years following. Facebook may stream La Liga and Serie A matches free of charge in the UK as Sky and BT Sport continue to lose their grip on football rights in the UK.Eleven Sports, owned by Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani, won the rights to show the Spanish and Italian top flights earlier this year. According to the Times, the company want to show some games for free to British fans, following free screenings in other countries.Subscriptions for Eleven Sports will cost £5.99 a month or £49.99 a year, with viewers able to watch the top divisions in the Netherlands, China and Sweden alongside Spain and Italy.The biggest games, including El Clasico and the Milan derby, will remain subscription-only.It is the latest blow to Sky and BT’s control of football in Britain, with the former losing its Spanish football rights in May after 20 years showing La Liga. How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures smart causal Eleven Sports are owned by Andrea Radrizzani, whose other enterprises include Leeds United England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won impact possible standings silverware How Man United could line up for Newcastle clash – will Pogba start? possible xi Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack last_img