Chelsea supervisor, Thomas Tuchel, has hit out at UEFA’s Champions League reforms.
In response to the previous PSG and Borussia Dortmund boss, the governing physique averted criticisms due to the outrage over the collapsed Tremendous League.
Final Monday, UEFA accredited modifications that can see the variety of groups competing within the Champions League rise from 32 to 36.
The group stage can even get replaced by a single league stage, referred to as the ‘Swiss mannequin’.
The alterations to the competitors will see groups play a minimum of 10 video games within the first stage.
Tuchel stated: “I’m unsure if I prefer it as a result of I can solely see extra video games out of it. Within the schedule that we’ve got, it’s very onerous for me to be excited in any respect.
“All these discussions concerning the Tremendous League made us overlook that we’ve got a brand new format of Champions League very quickly,” continued Tuchel. “Did they ask any coach about this? I don’t suppose so. They didn’t ask me. Did they ask any participant about it? I don’t suppose so.
“There are such a lot of new codecs – we’ve got Nations League, we’ve got a brand new world championship for the golf equipment coming quickly, we’ve got extra groups within the European Championship in summer season. It’s simply an increasing number of and extra video games, however no more high quality.
“On the identical time we’ve got three substitutes right here within the Premier League, within the hardest competitors.
“No, I’m not joyful about this format, under no circumstances. However I used to be not concerned.”