Wembley is set to be announced as the host of the 2023 UEFA Champions League (UCL) final on Tuesday according to the PA news agency.
The English national stadium, which opened in 2007 and seats a capacity crowd of 90,000, last hosted the illustrious event in 2013 when Bayern Munich defeated fellow Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund 2-1.
As well as hosting the 2023 Champions League final, Wembley is also set to play host for another of UEFA’s competitions as it will stage the semi-finals and final of next summer’s Euro 2020 tournament.
Last season saw English clubs dominate UEFA’s two main club competitions, with Liverpool claiming the Champions League trophy after beating Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid and Chelsea lifting the Europa League in Baku after triumphing 4-1 over Arsenal 4-1 in Baku.
As well as officially announcing Wembley as the 2023 UCL final venue on Tuesday, UEFA will also be announcing the venues for the 2021 Europa League final and the 2021 UEFA Super Cup.
St Petersburg’s Gazprom Arena and Munich’s Allianz Arena are also expected to be announced as the 2021 and 2022 UCL final venues respectively.
The old Wembley stadium hosted the European Cup finals of 1963, 1968, 1971, 1978 and 1992, with the modernised venue having staged the 2011 and 2013 final.