The UK and Ireland will host Euro 2028, after Turkey this morning withdrew its bid for the tournament. Turkey has withdrawn to focus on a joint bid with Italy for Euro 2032, leaving the UK and Ireland unopposed to host the 2028 edition. UEFA will formally announce the hosts for the two tournaments following a meeting of their executive committee in Switzerland next Tuesday.
Chelsea midfielder Moises Caicedo is set to be fit to face Burnley on Saturday, in a much-needed injury boost for Mauricio Pochettino. Mykhailo Mudryk, however, was still being assessed today and it is unclear if he will be available for the game. Caicedo was forced off late on during Monday's 2-0 win at Fulham following a collision with Willian.
Marseille have won just one of their past 15 meetings with Premier League opposition (D2 L12), with their most recent victory coming against Chelsea in December 2010. This will be the first meeting between a French and an English club in the Europa League group stage since 2017-18, when Lyon beat Everton. Marseille have won just one of their past 16 Europa League group games (D8 L7).