Champions League Format To Undergo A Revamp Informs UEFA
A major revamp is expected in the Champions League. The group stage may be cut down to 16 teams, to accommodate smaller teams in the group phase. UEFA has taken this decision to drive of the concern that continental clubs are being left out of the huge presence Premier Leagues. The group stage will be split into two mini super leagues. The changes will be announced in the next season before the sale process is initiated for commercial deals. The Champions League is a three-year contract, and the changes can be implemented only after 2017-18. Meanwhile, UEFA spokesperson affirmed that it is in contact with the stakeholder on football related matters.