Europa League winner qualifies for Champions League

London, May 25 (IANS) The winner of the Europa League will automatically qualify for a place in the lucrative Champions League from 2015, European football governing body, UEFA announced.

UEFA secretary-general Gianni Infantino said Friday the winner of the 2014-15 Europa League would play in the 2015-16 Champions League, reports Xinhua.

The move comes in a bid to boost the appeal of Europe’s second-tier tournament.

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