There are only two European places still up for grabs for the new Club World Cup – and Arsenal could take one of them

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Europe will have 12 teams at next summer's inaugural expanded Club World Cup –
with Arsenal still in contention to take one of the remaining places.

Variously predicted to be the greatest club tournament ever or the event that finally pushes exhausted players over the edge, prompting them to escape to the mountains and await the apocalypse, Carlos Roa style, the new FIFA Club World Cup takes place in the USA in the summer of 2025.

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Chris Flanagan
Senior Staff Writer

Chris joined FourFourTwo in 2015 and has reported from more than 20 countries, in places as varied as Ivory Coast and the Arctic Circle. He's interviewed Pele, Zlatan and Santa Claus (it's a long story), as well as covering the World Cup, AFCON and the Clasico. He previously spent 10 years as a newspaper journalist, and completed the 92 in 2017.