Former England international Daniel Sturridge is set to join the Sky Sports football presenting team for the upcoming 2023/24 season, marking his debut appearance of the new Premier League campaign this Sunday.
With a lineup of 128 Premier League matches exclusively broadcast on Sky Sports and NOW this season, including all the weekend's top picks, Daniel will be sharing the spotlight with renowned figures such as Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp, Izzy Christiansen, Karen Carney, Micah Richards, and Roy Keane during the major matches.
Daniel boasts a highly successful playing career, highlighted by achievements such as clinching two UEFA Champions League titles, securing one Premier League title, and claiming two FA Cups. He amassed an impressive 383 appearances for both his club and his country, finding the net 134 times.
Reflecting on his new role, Daniel Sturridge expressed, "As the Premier League season kicks off tonight, I'm thrilled to be part of the Sky Sports team. I am eagerly anticipating utilizing my on-field experience and translating it into insights for the fans watching from home. The season ahead promises excitement, and I'm excited to be a part of the Sky Sports crew bringing all the action to you."
Gary Hughes, Sky Sports' Director of Football, added, "Daniel has demonstrated his prowess as a remarkable striker for three of the Premier League's biggest clubs, and he's poised to channel his exceptional playing experience and extensive knowledge of the game into our coverage this season. We extend a warm welcome to him, and everyone at Sky Sports is eagerly looking forward to what is shaping up to be a season teeming with drama and entertainment."
Having witnessed record-breaking viewership numbers during the previous Premier League season, Sky Sports subscribers can look forward to kicking off this season in style with an array of five Premier League fixtures over the opening weekend, including:
Friday Night Football – August 11th – Sky Sports Premier League, coverage commencing at 18:30
Burnley vs. Manchester City at 20:00
Saturday Night Football – August 12th – Sky Sports Premier League, coverage beginning at 17:00
Newcastle United vs. Aston Villa at 17:30
Super Sunday – August 13th – Sky Sports Premier League, coverage starting at 13:00
Brentford vs. Tottenham Hotspur at 14:00
Chelsea vs. Liverpool at 16:00
Monday Night Football – August 14th – Sky Sports Premier League, coverage starting at 18:30Manchester United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers at 20:00