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UEFA to strip Russia of Champions League final following vas

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The Champions League final is expected to be moved from Saint Petersburg following Russias invasion of Ukraine, with a UEFA announcement expected as early as Friday

UEFA are expected to move theChampions Leaguefinal afterRussiainvaded Ukraine.

This seasons showpiece event is scheduled to take place in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on May 28 but that now seems very unlikely following recent news.

Speaking on Wednesday, British prime ministerBoris Johnsonsaid Russia should haveno chance of holding football tournamentsdue to the crisis.

And multiple sources have announced the final will be moved, with an announcement expected as early as Friday morning.

UEFApresident Aleksander Ceferin has called for an extraordinary meeting and its believed contingency plans are being drawn up over where to host the game.

Where should this seasons Champions League final take place?Let us know in the comments below!

Following the evolution of the situation between Russia and Ukraine in the last 24 hours, the UEFA president has decided to call an extraordinary meeting of the executive committee for Friday 25 February at 1000 CET (0900 GMT), in order to evaluate the situation and take all necessary decisions, confirmed a UEFA statement on Thursday.

Further communication will be made after the meeting of the UEFA executive committee.

UEFA have previously been keen not to change the venue for the Champions League final having done so for the previous two seasons due to the Covid pandemic.

The 2020 final was set to be held at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey but was moved to the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal.

And last seasons final was again moved from Turkey to Portugal, as the Estadio do Dragao in Porto hosted Chelseas victory againstManchester City.

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Saint Petersburgs stadium is sponsored by Gazprom, a Russian majority state-owned energy company and one of the Champions Leagues biggest sponsors.

UEFAs deal with Gazprom is thought to be worth 33million per season. The Russian company are also one of the official global sponsors for Euro 2024.

Its unclear where this seasons final will take place, although a number of stadiums in England appear to be unavailable on May 28.

Wembley is set to host the Championship play-off final, while Tottenhams ground will stage rugby leagues Challenge Cup final.

West Hams London Stadium is available and is accustomed to hosting major events having staged the London Olympics a decade ago.

We have a great history of putting on world-class events from Major League Baseball to sold-out concerts and of coursePremier Leaguematches, the London Stadiums chief executive Graham Gilmore told The Telegraph.

We are always happy to hear from event holders, and there is a clear track record of the stadium and London hosting the biggest events brilliantly.

The Football Supporters Europe (FSE), an independent fan-led organisation, have demanded UEFA to make an imminent statement on the Champions League final.

On this tragic day, our thoughts are with everyone in Ukraine, our friends, colleagues, members, & their loved ones, the FSEs officialTwitteraccount wrote.

Given the events unfolding, we expect an imminent announcement from UEFA on the relocation of the Champions League final from St Petersburg.

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