UEFA is planning to have a lengthy meeting with the European Club Association, who have long called for radical changes to the Champions League.
According to reports, the clubs are set to meet in Nyon for the first formal talks over ‘radical’ changes to the format of the competition.
It is claimed that a promotion and relegation system will be discussed as well as the potential of moving matches to weekends.
UEFA are set to meet with the European Club Association, who have long been calling for a revamp to the Champions League.
As things stand, teams qualify for Europe’s premier competition by virtue of their positions in their domestic leagues.
But a new closed qualifying process is set to be proposed, with the bigger clubs unsurprisingly in
A system that sees sides promoted or relegated would make it increasingly harder for lesser sides to qualify for the Champions League.
Another proposal reportedly set to be discussed is for matches to be played on weekends.
Moving from midweek fixture dates would have enormous consequences on domestic leagues and those lesser sides in action.