Wembley in line to host Euro 2020 final

Wembley Stadium is in line to host the final of Euro 2020, according to a report in the Sunday Mirror.

UEFA want the European Championships in eight years' time to be held in a dozen different countries, a one-off arrangement to mark the organisation's 60th anniversary.

And the iconic London stadium is reportedly "hot favourite" to stage not only the final, but also the two semi-finals as part of a 'finals week' that will mark the culmination of the 24-team tournament.

The idea of holding the tournament across 12 different nations has split fans, with many keen on a novel approach to a big event while others fear that the unique tournament atmosphere will be lost.

UEFA delegates are set to vote in December about the 12 nation proposal, which was first floated by UEFA president Michel Platini during Euro 2012.

A final decision will be taken in January or February next year, but the powerful Frenchman seems to be throwing all his weight behind it.

"It's an idea I feel really passionate about, it will be a lot easier from a financial perspective," he said.

"It is the political decision that needs to be made. We wouldn't have to build stadiums or airports. That could be important in an economic crisis."