Watch La Liga live on ITV4 every week until the end of the season starting with Levante's clash with giants Real Madrid

Real Madrid take on Levante on Sunday nine points behind Barcelona at the top. Credit: PA

La Liga matches will be shown, free to air, on ITV4 from this weekend in a new deal announced by the broadcaster today.

Starting on Sunday with Levante v Real Madrid, weekly matches will be shown, along with a midweek highlights programme.

The best of the action from La Liga, including games involving Spanish footballing giants such as Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, will feature in ITV4’s coverage until the end of the season in May.

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Niall Sloane, ITV Director of Sport, said: “This is good news for football fans who will be able to see on free to air television some of the world’s best players in action for some of the world’s biggest clubs in a league known for its high levels of skill and entertainment from now until the end of the season.”

This new deal adds to ITV Sport’s portfolio of first-class events, which includes exclusive free to air coverage of the England football team’s qualifiers for both the European Championship and World Cup, the 6 Nations and exclusive coverage of the Rugby World Cup, top level boxing, UK horse racing, the Tour de France and the French Open.