BT Sport to show Champions League and Europa League finals for FREE and will broadcast World Cup-style tournament live

FANS will be able to watch both the Champions League and Europa League finals for FREE next month, BT Sport have confirmed.

The British broadcaster will also air every single match as both tournaments finally reach their climaxes in August.

Manchester City will pick up their European campaign against Real MadridCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Resuming from the remaining round of 16 matches, both competitions will lead up to a bumper final weekend.

The Europa League final will take place on Friday 21 August in Cologne, while the Champions League’s showpiece match will go ahead two days later in Lisbon.

And fans will be able to watch both matches for FREE, by accessing either the BT Sport app or BT Sport YouTube channel.

The Europa League gets back underway next Wednesday, with round of 16 second legs between Shakhtar Donetsk and Wolfsburg – and FC Copenhagen and Istanbul Basaksehir kicking things off in the teatime kick-off slot.

And Manchester United will also return to action later on that evening, when they host LASK, 5-0 up from March’s first-leg in Austria.

There will be more British involvement a day later, as Rangers travel to Leverkusen trailing 3-1 from the first-leg in Glasgow – while Wolves will hope to get the job done against Olympiacos at Molineux having drawn 1-1 in Greece.

Following the round of 16 phase, the tournament will move to Germany, with matches being hosted in Cologne, Duisberg, Dusseldorf and Gelsenkirchen.

As for the Champions League, things get going on again on Friday 7 August, when Juventus attempt to overhaul a 1-0 deficit to Lyon, and Manchester City look to get the job done against Real Madrid having won 2-1 in Spain.

A day later Bayern Munich will surely get past Chelsea at the Allianz Arena, having stormed to a 3-0 lead in the first-leg, while Barcelona will try and get past Napoli with the score tied at 1-1.

All matches from that point onward in Europe’s premier competition will take place in Lisbon, with the draw having already been made.

Hipster-favourites Atalanta will face cashed-up Paris Saint-Germain to kick off the quarter-finals on Wednesday 12 August.

Then Liverpool’s conquerors Atletico Madrid will face Tottenham-slayers RB Leipzig a day later.

The Friday will see Napoli or Barcelona take on Bayern Munich (or in theory, Chelsea), before Saturday’s battle between Manchester City or Real Madrid and Juventus or Lyon.

Manchester United lead LASK 5-0 going into their Old Trafford second legCredit: EPA

Games will be split between Benfica’s Estadio da Luz and Sporting Lisbon’s Estadio Jose Alvalade – with the final going ahead at the former.

The semis will take place on the 18th and 19th of August, before the main event on the 23rd.

Coverage will be fronted by regular BT Sport favourites Gary Lineker, Jake Humphrey and James Richardson.

The Champions League final will take place at Benfica’s Estadio da Luz on August 23Credit: Reuters

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