Football World Cup has just wrapped up a week ago after one month of marathon football which France won. Now, the World Cup is done the focus is shifted to the club football. All the clubs are looking closely to strengthen their squad for the upcoming football season. Transfer business has picked up the pace. Top leagues in Europe are just three weeks away from 2018-19 season to start.
International Champions Cup has already started as a warm-up fixture. The first week of August will mark the cup games in the leagues. Preparation for the upcoming season have picked up gear from all the clubs, but players from top clubs are still enjoying their extended holidays because of International duty because of World Cup, which will affect starting few weeks of the ten-month long season.
Let’s take a look on where to watch top European Football leagues:
Top leagues of Europe are usually divided into Star Sports and Sony network formally Ten networks.
Premier League one of the best league if not the best league will start its new season on August 11th according to Indian time. The first week has a mouth-watering clash between current champions Manchester City and Arsenal, where new boss Unai Emery will be tested in his first official outing.
The Premier League 2018-19 season will be broadcasted by the star network with more than 200 games to be shown on Television and all the games to be streamed live on star’s digital platform hotstar. You can also download the mobile app.
La Liga Santander:
La Liga is another top league of Europe and so far the only hurdle of Premier League to be number 1 on the list. El Clasico, the fixture between Real Madrid and Football Club Barcelona, is the most watched club match on the Globe. With Ronaldo joining Juventus from Real Madrid, La Liga have lost one of their best assets.
La Liga season is all set to begin after four weeks from now. August 18th will mark the start of new season. The broadcasting rights of La Liga Santander in previous season were with Sony network. From this season Facebook has cracked a deal with La Liga and they will be broadcast on their platform. The deal is worth 90 million and for 3 years.
Italy’s top league will start their 2018-19 season on August 19th. With Juventus having managed to wrap up Ronaldo in their squad which is also the transfer of the season. With Ronaldo’s arrival at Old Lady will boost the Italian League, but at the same time will also provide Cristiano Ronaldo with a fresh challenge in the later part of his career.
The Serie A has grabbed world attention with Ronaldo’s arrival, which will also boost Italy’s league as well. Sony network has the rights to broadcast Serie A season. It’ll also be streamed online on their digital platform.
Germany top flight have some delayed start compare to other league due to 18 clubs in the league. Bundesliga will have a week delayed start compared to La Liga and two weeks late when compared to Premier League. With FC Bayern Munich clear favourites to win the title like every season it’ll be interesting to see their Champions League journey as well. Borussia Dortmund the other team to give some competition to Bayern.
Bundesliga broadcasting rights are with Star network for the 2018-19 season. How many matches they‘ll broadcast are still unclear but their digital platform but, Hotstar will stream all the Bundesliga fixture live.
The World Champion’s top flight will begin on August 10th with Paris St. Germain trying to defend their title. Kylian Mbappé the French hero in World Cup along with world record singing Neymar Jr. will start their title defence against Caen.
Ligue 1 broadcasting rights are with Sony network for the 2018-19 season. Their digital platform SonyLiv will also stream the fixtures.[expected]