If Manchester United wins the Europa League, and Leicester City wins the Champions League (everything is possible), and both do not fall into the top 4 in the Premier League, then how many Premier League teams will play in the 2017-2018 Champions League?


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No more than five clubs can enter the UEFA Champions League from one national association.

Regarding the top three associations (currently Spain, Germany and England): if two clubs from one of these countries win the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, and neither finish their domestic league in a position that qualifies them for the UEFA Champions League, the following will happen:

– The club that won the UEFA Champions League will go straight into the group stage.

– The UEFA Europa League winners will go into the UEFA Champions League play-offs.

– The club that had qualified for a UEFA Champions League play-off spot via their domestic league competition (i.e. finished fourth) transfer to the UEFA Europa League.

Reference: Uefa

  • it is annoyance to fourth team
    – Qandroid
    Apr 4, 2017 at 5:26
  • Yeah, you have to finish in top 3 to secure a place in UCL. Apr 4, 2017 at 5:27

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