The United Kingdom is pressing UEFA to hold the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea at Wembley, according to the English press. The decision will be made in Istanbul, Turkey, where there is a new wave of transmission of the virus from Covid-19.
British government officials are already talking to representatives of Europe’s largest soccer body, but no changes have been announced. However, there is an understanding that UEFA will be ready to move and a new meeting should take place on Monday.
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The United Kingdom has placed Turkey in the “red zone” and advises citizens not to travel to the country for leisure activities. Everyone who goes to Istanbul, whether for work or leisure, will have to go through a 10-day social isolation period, in addition to two tests for Covid-19, in addition to bearing a personal cost of nearly two thousand pounds (14,000 Brazilian reals). ).
UEFA sets a prerequisite for changing Wembley’s decision to have an audience, which could hold around 21,000 people if the match is classified as a test event. So far, no match at London’s main stadium has received more than 10,000 fans.