Premier League: Liverpool agree broadcast deal with talkSPORT
The deal kicked off with Liverpool's 2-1 win over Ludogorets. talkSPORT will bring Liverpool fans full coverage including the matches against Champions League holders Real Madrid and Swiss side Basel as well as all of the side's matches in the knockout stages with former midfielder Danny Murphy part of the commentary team.
Internationally, the station will also broadcast the commentaries to fans around the world via talkSPORT.com.
Liam Fisher, talkSPORT Programme Director said: “Liverpool has an enormous heritage in European competitions and it's fantastic to bring the club's return to the Champions League to listeners. Balotelli v Bale is just one of the several thrilling encounters we've got to look forward to and with Danny Murphy behind the microphone we'll have expert analysis of every moment.”
Matthew Baxter, Chief Media Officer at Liverpool FC said: “Teaming up with a global sports radio station, like talkSPORT means that our fans get to follow all of our upcoming Champions League games in real time no matter where in the world they live. This season marks a big moment for the Club, as we return to the UEFA Champions League after a five year absence.”