European football governing body, UEFA Monday announced new rules governing the knock out stages of the prestigious UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa league.
According to UEFA, the new rules now allow clubs competing in the knockout stages of its club competition to register three new players, even if they have featured for another club in the group stages does not matter.
As has been the case for a few seasons now, each of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League knockout hopefuls are allowed to register a maximum of three new eligible players. Since last season, however, it no longer matters if those players have already played in the competition for another club, or for another club still in the competition.
Clubs must communicate their desired squad changes by 12pm on Monday 3 February at the latest. Once all teams’ changes are approved by UEFA in each competition, the full list of ins and outs will be published, Judicialsketch.com gathered.