Uefa ratifies Champions League revamp as Čeferin berates ‘disgraceful’ ESL plan

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin (L) with then ECA president Andrea Agnelli in November 2018 in Brussels (Photo by (JOHN THYS/AFP via Getty Images)

Uefa’s executive committee has today (Monday) approved the new format for the Uefa Champions League from 2024-25 onwards as it presses ahead with its plans in the face of the European Super League breakaway threat.

The announcement of the new format, which increases the number of group-stage teams from 32 to 36, came as Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin continued to berate those behind the Super League project, describing it as “a spit in the face of all football lovers”.

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