The format of the Europa 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 within the European membership competitors.

Taking the overall variety of groups from 32 to 36 within the Europa League, the most important change will see a metamorphosis from the normal group stage to a single league section that features all taking part groups.