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Gary Lineker to quit BT Sport to follow Leicester in Europe as a fan

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  • Former England captain to leave after Champions League final
  • ‘It’s time to do things that I’ve always promised myself I’d do’

Gary Lineker is to leave his position as host of BT Sport’s Champions League coverage to follow Leicester in Europe as a fan next season.

The former England captain and Leicester, Tottenham and Barclona striker and BBC’s Match of the Day host has presented the channel’s coverage for six years but is quitting despite being offered a new deal to stay on. His final match will be Saturday’s Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City.

Continue reading…Former England captain to leave after Champions League final‘It’s time to do things that I’ve always promised myself I’d do’Gary Lineker is to leave his position as host of BT Sport’s Champions League coverage to follow Leicester in Europe as a fan next season.The former England captain and Leicester, Tottenham and Barclona striker and BBC’s Match of the Day host has presented the channel’s coverage for six years but is quitting despite being offered a new deal to stay on. His final match will be Saturday’s Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City. Continue reading…