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BT Sport sign up Arsenal and Manchester United stars - originally posted on Soccerlens.comAfter acquiring ESPN UK and Ireland, BT Sport is strengthning itself in terms of star-power. Only last month, BT acquired the services of Tottenham’s Gareth Bale for three years as an ambassador and guest pundit.
BT Sport: van Persie and Oxlade-Chamberlain join G. Bale as ambassadors and guest pundits
Now, BT has revealed that they have signed the Manchester United hero Robin van Persie to spearhead their advertising lineup, alongside Bale. Persie has also signed a three-year deal with BT. He will star in TV adverts and feature on billboards and other marketing when BT launches its push to sign up subscribers.
Van Persie is not the only one joining Gareth Bale at BT. Arsenal youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will also be appearing as a regular guest. The 19-year-old with ten England caps will also become a BT ambassador.
Robin van Persie spoke to the media about his new ambassadorial role:
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