STAMFORD, Conn. – Cristiano Ronaldo could make his Manchester United return this weekend as the Reds host Newcastle on Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on USA Network and Universo.

Unbeaten Chelsea and Christian Pulisic host Aston Villa Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s English Premier League action across NBC Sports.

Ronaldo, widely considered to be one of the greatest players of all-time, is back at Manchester United having played for the club from 2003-09, scoring 118 goals in 292 appearances in all competitions. Man United look to stay unbeaten this season following its Aug. 29 1-0 victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Chelsea drew Liverpool, 1-1, in their most recent match and remain unbeaten, while Aston Villa played Brentford to a 1-1 tie, prior to the international break. Pulisic, on international duty with the U.S. men’s national team, could return to action for the Blues this weekend after missing their previous two matches. Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux will call the match live from Stamford Bridge.

The weekend’s coverage gets underway this Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, leading into first-place Tottenham visiting Crystal Palace at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN and Universo).

Six matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Southampton v. West Ham (NBCSN), Manchester United v. Newcastle (USA Network, Universo), Arsenal v. Norwich City (Peacock), Brentford v. Brighton & Hove Albion (Peacock), Leicester City v. Manchester City (Peacock), and Watford v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (Peacock).

Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Premier League and Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe. On Monday, Ahmed Fareed hosts alongside Earle and Mustoe.

On Sunday, a two-hour Premier League Mornings begins at 9:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. At 11:30 a.m. ET, Leeds United host Mohamed Salah and Liverpool on NBCSN and Telemundo. White, Le Saux and Lee Dixon will call the action and provide pre- and post-match commentary from a pitch-side desk at Elland Road. Following Leeds United-Liverpool is Goal Zone at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The weekend’s coverage concludes Monday as Burnley visits Everton at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, followed by Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET (NBCSN).

This season, Peacock will stream all games airing on the NBC broadcast network live. In addition, Peacock will feature studio shows, full match replays and the Premier League TV channel. All matchdays and windows exclusively on Peacock will feature NBC Sports’ Premier League studio coverage.


Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Match Platform
Sat., Sept. 11 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 11 7:30 a.m. Crystal Palace v. Tottenham NBCSN, Universo
Sat., Sept. 11 9:30 a.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Sat., Sept. 11 10 a.m. Southampton v. West Ham NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 11 10 a.m. Manchester United v. Newcastle USA Network, Universo
Sat., Sept. 11 10 a.m. Arsenal v. Norwich City Peacock
Sat., Sept. 11 10 a.m. Brentford v. Brighton & Hove Albion Peacock
Sat., Sept. 11 10 a.m. Leicester City v. Manchester City Peacock
Sat., Sept. 11 10 a.m. Watford v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Peacock
Sat., Sept. 11 Noon Premier League Live USA Network
Sat., Sept. 11 12:30 p.m. Chelsea v. Aston Villa NBC, Peacock, Universo
Sat., Sept. 11 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBC
Sun., Sept. 12 9:30 a.m. Premier League Mornings NBCSN
Sun., Sept. 12 11:30 a.m. Leeds United v. Liverpool NBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., Sept. 12 1:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN
Mon., Sept. 13 2 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Mon., Sept. 13 3 p.m. Everton v. Burnley NBCSN, Universo
Mon., Sept. 13 5 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN

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