UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, founder declared that a pandemic of the coronavirus will not affect the launch of the third European club football tournament:
“The launch of the third competition? We will do that. Yes, in 2021. UEFA is not going to postpone it.”
Earlier, the UEFA Executive Committee approved the creation of a third European Cup in a three-year cycle 2021-24 years. He was named League UEFA conferences.
A new competition will be scheduled in the same way as the Champions League with the Europa League. The group stage will be included 32 teams. The winner of the tournament will be eligible to participate in the next season of the Europa League.