Champions League could be completed using ‘final four’ tournament in Istanbul and with one-legged qua

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plan By Billy Hawkins 20th May 2020, 8:50 am Updated: 20th May 2020, 8:52 am UEFA has come up with a new proposal for finishing the season as European football’s governing body hopes to see the Champions League campaign completed. With Germany’s Bundesliga returning last weekend and ‘Project Restart’ in place to bring back Premier League football sometime next month, UEFA wants to bring back Europe’s premier continental competition. getty Plans are being drawn up to resume the Champions League from its suspension due to coronavirus Troy Deeney right to refuse to return to Watford training over COVID-19 fears, says Ally McCoist – “There is no argument against him.” And, according to Marca, we could be treated to a ‘final four’ tournament with both semi-finals and the final taking place in Istanbul, the city selected to host the 2020 Champions League final before the coronavirus pandemic began. The competition was suspended in March before the round-of-16 ties had been completed, and every remaining second leg fixture must be played for the tournament to resume. The new proposal would then see all the quarter-final ties played on a single-legged basis – rather than using the regular two-legged system – with the victors progressing to the ‘final four’ tournament in Turkey. headlines Three COVID-19 positive tests at Watford, Tyson Fury selling face masks for NHS aim Klopp ‘calls 102-goal ace several times’ as Liverpool seek Salah and Mane replacement KEEN Chelsea staff warned by club after flouting lockdown to make two academy signings moving Poch backed to join Man United despite Newcastle links by his former Spurs star nicked Salah mask-wearing robbers arrested by Egyptian police QUOTES Calling Bates a cretin and destroying Cannavaro and Vieira – O’Neill’s best moments blow Watford worst-hit PL club in coronavirus tests as one player and two staff infected divided For or against? What key players, managers and pundits think about PL’s return revealed Burnley assistant is one of six connected to PL to test positive for COVID-19 back Chelsea winger returns to training following arrest The governing body will announce their final decision for completing the Champions League on June 17. On the same day, UEFA will reveal which 12 venues will be used in the rescheduled Euro 2020, which was due to take place this summer but will now be played next year across Europe.,
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