The three EFL play-off finals could be rearranged so that the all-English Champions League final can be played at Wembley.
The duel between Manchester City and Chelsea is currently scheduled for Saturday, May 29th, to be held in Istanbul. However, after the government announced that Turkey was placed on the “Red List” of high-risk countries on Friday, calls for a change of location for the US have been made. All-Premier-League affairs have intensified.
British citizens who Returning from “Red List” countries will have to quarantine for 10 days in a government-approved hotel.
Wembley will host the Sky Bet Championship play-off final on May 29th. The equivalents for League One and League Two will be set for the following two days.
It is understood that the EFL would consider all options – including changing the arrangements for these games to reflect the Champions League Record final – in case they are contacted by UEFA.
There has been no response from UEFA to date and the Board of Directors is continuing to prepare for the Champions League final, which will be played at the Ataturk Stadium as planned .
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said Friday that the UK government was “very open to hosting the final” and that the football association was in talks with UEFA. He also told fans not to travel to Istanbul.
The FA declined to comment on the situation as it approached on Saturday morning while UEFA’s stance had not changed. </ P "I'm afraid we have to put Turkey on the red list. This will have a number of consequences. First of all, it means that fans shouldn't travel to Turkey for the Champions League," Shapps told the press conference on Friday .
“The FA is in discussions with UEFA about this. We are very open to the final, but it is ultimately a decision for UEFA.
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“Red countries are ones that should only be visited in the most extreme circumstances.”
City and Chelsea booked their seats in the Showpiece event earlier this week after beating Paris St. Germain and Real Madrid.
According to reports on Thursday, Aston Villa had offered to host the game. PA understands that the West Midlands Club would be delighted if Villa Park were considered for the final should it be postponed. However, he admits that UEFA has stated that the venue will not change.
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