Europa League winners to move into Champions League from 2015-16

Updated: 24 May 2013 17:01 IST

The move comes in a bid to boost the appeal of the second-tier tournament.

London:

The winners of the Europa League will automatically qualify for a place in the lucrative Champions League from 2015, UEFA announced on Friday.

UEFA secretary-general Gianni Infantino said the winner of the 2014-15 Europa League would play in the 2015-16 Champions League.

The move comes in a bid to boost the appeal of the second-tier tournament.

Topics : Football
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