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​UEFA confirms Chelsea, Man City & Real Madrid could be thrown out of Champions League

UEFA executive committee member Jesper Moller has said Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea could be banned from this season's Champions League semi-finals.

The three clubs are part of a group of 12 clubs who have announced their participation in a breakaway European Super League.

Real Madrid are due to face Chelsea and Manchester City are drawn against Paris Saint-Germain, who have not joined the competition.

In an interview with Danish broadcaster DR, Moller, who is head of the Danish FA, said: "There is an extraordinary executive meeting on Friday where I expect the 12 clubs to be thrown out.

"I think that we, who love football, have had it. Someone has to draw the line and find out which way the clubs should go. We owe it to our fans and everyone who loves football.

"The clubs should be thrown out and I expect it to happen on Friday. Then we will see how the Champions League will finish.

"I don't think they can do it to the fans and to everyone who loves football.

"During the weekend, some people negotiated with the other side, which is not fair to the president of UEFA and those who have spent time on the Champions League model in the past years. They can't do that.

"There have to be some consequences, and, this time, I think there will be."

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