The format of the Champions League is ready to endure drastic adjustments, with UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin saying in March that from the beginning of the 2024/25 season, 36 groups will compete in Europe’s elite membership competitors.

Taking the whole variety of groups from 32 to 36 within the Champions League, the largest change will see a metamorphosis from the standard group stage to a single league part that features all collaborating groups.