EUROPA LEAGUE

UEFA Vice-President Michele Uva has revealed clubs can ‘still participate’ in the European Cups despite coming from a terminated domestic championship.
UEFA wants to compromise next season to finish the current campaign in August and thereby ease the economic damages caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Roma are reportedly hoping to agree an affordable deal with Manchester United to keep the English centre-half Chris Smalling in the Italian capital.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi has revealed that Bergamo is going through an “incredible tragedy” due to the coronavirus outbreak. “You just want to cry”.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has revealed the hypotheses and admitted the “season is probably lost” if they still can’t resume at the end of June.
Vice-President Michele Uva couldn’t say when the season may resume but revealed UEFA prioritise the national Leagues and how Financial Fair Play will “not be frozen”.
Fiorentina could be ready to try again for Roma loanee Alessandro Florenzi when he returns from his stint at Valencia this summer.
UEFA has officially postponed the Champions League and Europa League Finals as the 2020 Olympic Games look set to be held next year.
Inter defender Milan Skriniar has been awarded Footballer of the Year in Slovakia and joked that he hopes Marek Hamsik “isn’t angry with me”.
Roma midfielder Gonzalo Villar turns 22 today and celebrates in self-isolation, encouraging people to “be strong and responsible, staying at home”.
Getafe coach Jose Bordalas says club President Angel Torres’ decision not to travel to Milan to face Inter in the Europa League was “spot on” and that the Nerazzurri are “a symbol of Serie A.”
Roma creative midfielder Javier Pastore believes “it’ll be impossible to finish the season” due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The future of European football is at stake and UEFA will have some important decisions to make regarding the Financial Fair Play regulations.
It’s reported that several Serie A clubs are ready to vote down the idea of playing Champions League and Europa League games on a weekend as they rush to finish the season.
Attacking midfielder Javier Pastore has revealed that the Roma players keep in shape at home during the lockdown but suggests that they will need “15 days to prepare” after returning to training.
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina confirms Serie A hopes to resume on May 3, but finishing all the tournaments “could mean a few days in July. I never considered ending the season here.”
There could be Champions League and Europa League games at the weekend in order to get the tournaments completed this season, with potential Finals on June 27 and 25.
UEFA, the European Club Association, European Leagues and FIFPro Europe signed a joint resolution committing to end the season by June 30 at the latest after postponements for the coronavirus crisis.
UEFA’s first meeting between the Leagues, ECA and FIFPro has been concluded ahead of the scheduled conference call of the UEFA Executive Committee.
Member of UEFA's Executive Committee Zbigniew Boniek admits they are facing uncertain times and won’t be able to make a “final decision” during today’s meeting.
Diego Godin arrived at Inter last summer but according to reports in Italy and Spain, the Uruguayan could be ready to leave after only one season.
Captain Edin Dzeko said Roma “deserve” to eventually win a trophy and has claimed the Giallorossi are “getting bigger and bigger” with every season.
The most likely plan to get Serie A finished in time for June 30 would be to resume May 2, then play nine weekends and three midweek games along with five dates for European cups.
According to reports in Spain, UEFA are considering a Final Four style tournament in Istanbul and Gdansk for the Champions League and Europa League.
UEFA are expected to hold a critical meeting on Tuesday to discuss how to proceed with the Champions League and Europa League, and are reportedly contemplating changing the quarter final and semi final ties to one-legged affairs.
Sevilla sporting director Monchi says “he doesn’t know” when the Spanish side’s Europa League games against Roma will be played.
As the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as it’s also known, spreads rapidly across Europe, football, and sport, is now coming to a standstill.
UEFA have announced that the Champions League and Europa League have been suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic, without waiting for Tuesday’s summit.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for Coronavirus, confirm the club, but the Premier League is going ahead as normal.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò is “stunned” UEFA haven’t stopped the Champions League, Europa League or Euro 2020 yet amid the Coronavirus pandemic.