UEFA breaks silence on planned attack of Champions League matches, releases statement

UEFA confirms that the Champions League quarter-final matches set for this week will proceed as planned, despite an alleged terrorist threat.

Reports suggest that ISIS has made threats against all four matches, but the football organization has issued a statement addressing the situation.

It said: “UEFA is aware of alleged terrorist threats made towards this week’s UEFA Champions League matches and is closely liaising with the authorities at the respective venues.

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“All matches are planned to go ahead as scheduled with appropriate security arrangements in place.”

Arsenal will play Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium in London, while Manchester City faces Real Madrid away on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, Atletico Madrid will host Borussia Dortmund, and Barcelona will take on Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes.

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