WEEKEND SOCCER ON TV
English Premier League: The EPL season kicks off with a rare Friday match pitting Arsenal, with legendary coach Arsene Wegner, against Leicester City, the 2015-16 league champions. (NBCSN, 11:45 PT). On Saturday, defending champion Chelsea welcomes Burnley (NBCSN, 7 a.m. PT) and Manchester United hosts West Ham in Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez’s return to Old Trafford on Sunday (NBCSN, 8 a.m. PT).
Ligue 1: Neymar, Paris Saint-Germain’s $600-million man, still won’t make his French league debut Sunday against Guingamp (beIN Sports, noon PT)
La Liga: Spain’s No. 1 league doesn’t begin regular-season play for another week, but the top two teams, Barcelona and Real Madrid, meet Sunday in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup final (ESPN, 1 p.m. PT). A capsule look at some of the weekend’s best TV offerings from Europe’s top soccer leagues: