Daily uk news UEFA 'set to hold talks with the UK Government TOMORROW about moving Champions League final from red-list Istanbul to Wembley... with decision on venue for Chelsea vs Manchester City set to be made on Tuesday' PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Istanbul is the current location for the final later this month, but Turkey has been placed on the UK government travel red list which has complicated matters.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! UEFA are set to hold talks with the UK Government on Monday regarding the location of the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City Istanbul is the current location for the final later this month, but Turkey has been placed on the UK government travel red list which has complicated matters.Discussions over potentially holding the final in England are to take place tomorrow, with a decision expected to be made on Tuesday. UEFA will meet with the UK government on Monday to discuss the Champions League final The match is due to take place in Istanbul but travel restrictions may make that impossible RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Premier League's Big Six 'are set to bank huge sums from... Michael Gove offers hope to Wembley hosting the Champions... Who will blink first in Boris Johnson's bid to get Champions... DANNY MURPHY: I'll be rooting for Man City in the Champions... Share this article Share As a result of the travel restrictions put in place supporters will not be able to travel to Turkey for the final on May 29, even though UEFA had planned to allow 4,000 fans from both clubs to attend the match.The current situation would require players to quarantine for ten days on their return to the UK from Istanbul, which could have significant consequences for those involved in the Euros starting on June 11.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has made it clear that fans were not to travel to Istanbul for the match.'It does mean that fans should not travel to Turkey,' Shapps said.'The FA are in discussions with UEFA.
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. We are well placed to do (host) it, given it is two English clubs in the final.' Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has confirmed fans should not be travelling to TurkeyMichael Gove also indicated that the UK government were keen to bring the final to England to avoid the issue of travelling to Turkey.'There are delicate negotiations that are going on at the moment,' Gove told Sky News when asked about the match potentially being moved.'My friend, my colleague, the culture secretary Oliver Dowden, is talking to people about this at the moment, and so I don't want to cut across that.'But I'm sure that fans in the UK would dearly love to see the final played here in the UK.'The EFL have indicated that they would be willing to move the three play-off finals, which are due to be played at Wembley on the same weekend as the Champions League final, to help the situation, while Villa Park has also been mentioned. The EFL are willing to move the play-off finals to allow Wembley to be free on that weekend RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Premier League's Big Six 'are set to bank huge sums from... Michael Gove offers hope to Wembley hosting the Champions... Who will blink first in Boris Johnson's bid to get Champions... DANNY MURPHY: I'll be rooting for Man City in the Champions...
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