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UEFA To Approve New Champions League Format On Monday

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’s executive committee are expected to give a final approval to a new 36-team Champions League format on Monday.

The new format is expected to kick-off from 2024.

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A decision had been delayed due to some within the European Club Association (ECA) demanding a greater say on commercial matters for the new competition.

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However, after meetings between the ECA board and UEFA’s club competitions committee on Friday, the path has now been cleared.

UEFA will also take a final decision on host venues for Euro 2020. Bilbao, Dublin and Munich the three yet to be confirmed of the original 12.

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The Champions League executive committee will vote on whether to get rid of the current group system – where 32 teams are split into eight groups of four – and replace it with one 36-team league.

Each team plays 10 matches on a seeded basis, four more than in the current group phase.

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