AFP sports schedule for Monday, March 4:
English champions Manchester City are at Aston Villa.
Build-up to Tuesday's Champions League last-16, second-leg ties between Manchester United and Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund against Shakhtar Donetsk.
In Spain, Sevilla play Celta Vigo.
Slugs: Fbl-ENG-Pr, Fbl-Eur-C1, Fbl-ESP-Liga
Fresh from his two-title triumph in Latin America, Rafael Nadal tests out his troublesome knee on a hardcourt in a New York exhibition match which also features Juan Martin Del Potro, Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka.
Paris-Nice 2nd stage is 195km from Saint-Germain-en-Laye to Nemours
World Baseball Classic in Japan