Cohesively, Chelsea could be asked to stage their Champions League home ties in away from Stamford Bridge this summer, according to news recently rounds.
The Abrahimovic owned club are ready to start the defence of their European title defence against Russian big side Zenit St Petersburg September on Tuesday 14, after last season’s successful ending in the final, pipping Pep Guardiola’s side, Manchester City in Portugal 1-0 to claim the trophy.
The Blues, will also take on Italian giant Juventus and Malmö FFb in the group-stage, as coach Thomas Tuchel is all out to make sure his side progress to knock-out stages in his first full-season Stamford Bridge.
Following recent of release by the European Football governing body, UEFA, concerning guidelines on , COVID-19 restrictions and the variable vaccination conditions of players could make Enhlish Premier League sides to engage in their home clashes at the away side’s venues.
According to the list of new rules introduced by UEFA on Tuesday, home teams for a UEFA Champions League match must make sure that their government issue exemptions for visiting clubs.
It has been clarified that the host teams will forfeit the tie if there is failure to organize a venue free from restrictions or accept to grant a neutral venue to conduct the encounter.
“…the clubs may agree to adhere to UEFA’s approval on a venue reversal or on a neutral venue (within the territory of a UEFA member association), provided that no restrictions apply and no city or stadium clash is caused with other UEFA fixtures.” issued by UEFA unique annexure report.
Considering United Kingdom Government rules, visiting teams from countries on watch list by the Body who have not completely taken their jab must undergo quarantine for a period of 10 days, but in a different case, anyone who has been fully vaccinated shouldn’t have to undergo a period of the compulsory self-isolation.
Countrieslike Italy, Spain and France are on the UK Government’s watch list, with English Premier League sides still battling with a number of foreign players who must on their return from any international duty enroll in the self-isolation any time they return to the country.
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