New 36-team Champions League format set for final Uefa approval on Monday

New 36-team Champions League format set for final Uefa approval on Monday

The Guardian

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  • Plans move forward after ECA and Uefa meetings on Friday
  • Fans’ groups label plans ‘serious threat to the entire game’

The Champions League’s controversial new 36-team format from 2024 is set for final approval by Uefa’s executive committee on Monday.

A decision had initially been expected on 31 March but was delayed due to some clubs within the European Club Association (ECA) seeking a greater say on commercial matters for the new competition.

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