From the European entity they would not have in mind a change of venue for the return of the knockout stages of the Champions League and ratify the Catalan stadium.
In the last hours, the Camp Nou was in doubt to receive the return match between Barcelona and Napoli for the round of 16 of the Champions League . And it is that the president of the celestial picture, Aurelio De Laurentiis , expressed his concern about the situation in Catalonia before the Covid-19 and suggested that the Italian squad not travel to Spanish territory.
Despite the leader’s request, the UEFA He ignored the request and reaffirmed his position that the knockout clash be played at the Blaugrana venue.
According to the EFE agency, a spokesman for the agency said that “the match is scheduled to take place in Barcelona as planned” and that “the situation is being monitored and there is contact with the competent local authorities.”
The official confirmation by the European entity is still missing, but everything indicates that the party will not be transferred to Lisbon, as at some time it was speculated, and the locality of the Culés will not be in danger facing next August 8.
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