Atlético de Madrid and Real Sociedad will be able to play their European matches in the United Kingdom if the measures against the covid are not hardened and maintained as before.
The first leg matches of both teams, like Chelsea and Manchester United, they have had to move their location, to Turin and Bucharest, Due to the current restrictions for the entry of flights from the United Kingdom into Spain.
However, and following the announcement of the latest measures by the Boris Johnson executive, elite athletes, outside non-exempt countries (Portugal, South America and South Africa) they will be able to continue traveling to the United Kingdom to carry out their activity.
This will allow, under current legislation, Atlético can play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on March 17 and Real Sociedad against Manchester United at Old Trafford on February 25.
The only thing that the members of the two expeditions will have to show is a negative test of the covid and a letter signed by the British Government allowing the trip.
The two ties have not been the only ones to see a change of venue after Manchester City meet Borussia Monchengladbach and Liverpool at RB Leipzig in Hungary.
Arsenal, for its part, is waiting to know where the second leg of its tie against Benfica will be played, after the Greek city of Athens, where it was to be played, has announced a new lockdown until February 28 .