Uefa have announced that they intend to create a new European competition that will be launched in 2021.
Also, as part of the 2021-2024 competition cycle, the UEFA Europa League will now be similarly streamlined with the same format, including an additional knock-out round played before the round of 16 between teams ranked second in their groups and the third-ranked teams of the UEFA Champions League groups.
This Monday UEFA's executive committee, taking advantage of the celebration of the Euro 2020 draw, have given the green light to VAR being introduced to this season's Champions League.
UEL2 games will be played on Thursday nights - like the Europa League - with the intention of giving more countries the chance to be represented in European club competitions.
There will be a play-off before that round for the teams who finish second in their UEL2 group and sides who finish third in the groups of the higher tournament.
The competition itself - as stated above - will see the 32 teams involved split into eight separate groups of four.
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The new European competition will offer one Premier League club the chance to participate with various other teams from around the continent.
And this is why Rosetti had the backing of a host of referees to bring the technology in for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
"The UEFA Executive Committee today met in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, and chose to use Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the UEFA Champions League as from the Round of 16 in February 2019 following successful technological testing and the training of referees over the last few months".
Uefa's executive committee is meeting in Dublin and Aleksander Ceferin, its president, is expected to make the announcement today.
The introduction of the new tournament does not affect the Champions League's format at all.