http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2398611.html http://www.espnfc.com/uefa-champion...-extra-champions-league-spots-for-top-leagues The four top-ranked national leagues will have four teams in the group stage. (Viva Italia, ennui France.) The UEFA Europa League winners will automatically qualify for the UEFA Champions League group stage. The Champions and League qualifying routes will remain, but with less spots. Individual club coefficients will be changed. They will consider previous European titles, and won't consider the country coefficient except for lower ranked teams.