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Uefa ‘set to move’ Champions League final from Istanbul

An aerial view shows Ataturk Olympic Stadium (by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

Uefa is said to be planning to move the 2019-20 Champions League final away from Istanbul due to the Covid-19 pandemic and is thought to be weighing up alternative locations ahead of an Executive Committee meeting later this month.

This season’s Champions League final was due to have taken place at Atatürk Olympic Stadium on Saturday (May 30), but the continental club football competition is still stuck at the round-of-16 phase due to the calendar shutdown.

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