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BT Sport has signed up two more Premier League stars to promote its upcoming coverage of top-flight English football.

Everton star Marouane Fellaini and Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge have become BT Ambassadors, and will co-star in TV ads for the new sport platform.

The two Merseyside-based players will also feature in BT Sport programmes and in promotional materials for the channels.

They join PFA Player of the Year Gareth Bale and England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as BT Ambassadors, as the service provider prepares to launch its new sporting output.

Belgian midfielder Fellaini - known for his unruly hair and combative style - is one of the most distinctive figures in the global game.

He said it was "great" to film the adverts alongside some of the most successful players in the Premier League.

"It's exciting to be involved with BT Sport and I am looking forward to contributing to the programmes next season. I hope that I can bring some real insight from a player’s point of view," Fellaini added.

Sturridge, who has scored seven goals in 11 Premier League games for Liverpool since signing from Chelsea in January, said he is looking forward to being involved in the BT Sport ads and giving viewers "some fresh insight into the game".

Simon Green, Head of BT Sport, commented that the firm is "thrilled to have bridged the Merseyside divide" and captured two stars, one from either side of Stanley Park.

"Both these guys are exactly the sort of young, distinctive talents we want to showcase," he stated.

"Fans know them for their outstanding ability on the pitch, but we are also aiming to get them involved in our programmes and to offer some fresh new voices from within the top-tier game."

BT Sport has secured the rights to 38 live matches from the Premier League - including 18 of the top picks - for three years, starting from the 2013-14 season.

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