Lee Swettenham of the Manchester Evening News relayed more details from the initial report, noting nine teams meet that criteria, meaning three places would be up for grabs.
However it seems that UEFA and the Premier League are not happy with the plans and will fight against the idea for the tournament, despite Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino and deputy secretary general Zvonimir Boban having already held preliminary talks with several clubs. The 24 clubs would share a pot of approximately £1.5 billion with the victor earning £100 million and a guaranteed £50 million just for participating. The other twelve clubs will be picked from around the world.
The consortium backing the competition is being led by Japan's Softbank with the main backers coming from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Last month, reports emerged that the investors had offered guaranteed revenues of US$25 billion in return for the rights to operate the Club World Cup and a new Global Nations League.
It is hoped the competition will begin in 2021 and that China are keen to host the inaugural edition of the tournament. He adds that the Swiss is expected to call an emergency Fifa Council meeting in early June in a bid to get the green light.
Most petrolheads will remember the Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI, which created quite stir when it towed a Boeing 747, back in 2006. It's also not the first time that Qantas used an electric vehicle to tow one of their planes.
Instead, they will be available as either a mild petrol hybrid, plug-in petrol hybrid or battery electric vehicle. Samuelsson told the FT: "We're not saying diesel is more dirty, but it's more complicated and more expensive".
With Ramadan starting on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, the 30-day period will come to an end on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Thursday will be the first day of Ramadan in all other Gulf states as well as in many Arab and Muslim countries.
Dooley said he believes that Thomas will change his mind again and go to the ceremony - because he loves Meghan so much. Ragland, a social worker and yoga teacher who lives in Los Angeles , is to accompany her daughter in the bridal auto .
President Trump announced his decision on Jerusalem in December, triggering a joyous reaction from Netanyahu's government. Guatemala opened an Embassy, in Jerusalem , on Wednesday, two days after the USA made the same move.
He says that it's all down to the type of exercise you do in your spare time, versus occupational physical activity. The studies they added considered majorly the lifestyle aspects of smoking and alcohol consumption, etc.
Everbody wanted to see what Sonam Kapoor would wear on her mehendi/wedding/reception and also who all would attend the party. On her first day, Sonam also had Pakistani beauty and Raees actor Mahira Khan accompanying her on the red carpet.
Relegated Ajax Cape Town off to court
The scheduled fixture in Thohoyandou on Wednesday, 16 May between Black Leopards and Platinum Stars will go ahead. Ajax will now seek an urgent court interdict to stop the relegation/promotion playoffs from taking place.
AirFly lets you pair your AirPods with nearly anything
Twelve South has made a name for itself by designing pretty and practical products that perfectly complement our Apple devices. AirFly retails for $39.99 United States dollars and is available from Amazon .com and Twelve South's website .
The NES and SNES Mini are coming back, pre-orders now open
Pre-orders sold out in advance of the launch and those hoping to buy one in-store were met with long lines and empty shelves . The Nintendo retro console, along with the SNES Classic Edition, will be available until the end of 2018.
Massive dust storm hits Delhi, heavy rain predicted across India
New Delhi woke up to strong winds accompanied by dust Wednesday, May 16, and the weather is likely to remain the same for a while. Subsequently on May 9, several parts of Uttar Pradesh were struck by a severe storm that left 18 dead and 27 others injured.
Zombieland screenwriters hoping to release sequel in 2019
Tyler Ross played Columbus, Kirk Ward played Tallahassee, Maiara Walsh played Wichita and Izabela Vidovic played Little Rock. The writer added that the hope is to start filming sometime early next year, with an October 2019 release date in mind.
Probe into Chechen-born Paris attacker widens
He said that while the 21-year-old man was born in Chechnya, he had spent nearly his entire life in France. The friend, arrested in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, was born in 1997, a source said.
N.Korea hints at joining non-nuclear treaties
Japan and the United States have urged North Korea to take specific actions under worldwide non-nuclear treaties. Han did not explicitly mention the Comprehensive nuclear Test-Ban Treaty aimed at introducing that total ban.
Ramadan to start on Thursday in Bahrain
Increasingly common are Ramadan tents in five-star hotels that offer lavish and pricey meals from sunset to sunrise. Ramadan is a 30 day period of fasting recognizing the completion of the holy book by the Prophet Muhammad.