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England coach Sven Goran Eriksson has urged Uefa to hand Liverpool a place in next season's UEFA Champions League.
Liverpool produced one of the great comebacks to stun Milan and claim the crown on penalties in Istanbul on Wednesday.
The Reds paraded the trophy through Merseyside on Thursday, but as things stand they will not get the chance to defend their crown after finishing out of the automatic qualification places in The Premiership.
Liverpool's bid to defend their UEFA Champions League crown has been endorsed by two of the most influential figures in the European game.
The Reds produced an amazing comeback to wrestle the crown from the grasp of Milan in Istanbul on Wednesday, but as things stand they will not get the chance to defend the title after finishing outside of the top four in The Premiership.
A whole host of prominent figures have called for The Reds to get the chance to defend the Champions League and Uefa president Lennart Johansson and German legend Franz Beckenbauer have thrown their support behind Liverpool.
Liverpool are set to discover their UEFA Champions League destiny in the next few days, according to supremo Lennart Johansson.
Uefa's executive committee meet later on Tuesday to discuss whether the new European champions should be allowed to defend their crown, despite them finishing outside of the English Premiership's four qualifying places.
European football's governing body have set a date of June 17 for giving a definitive answer, but Uefa president Johansson - known to support Liverpool's cause - has dropped a strong hint that a verdi
Liverpool will know by Friday whether they will be allowed to defend their Champions League title.
Uefa wants to resolve the issue before an executive committee meeting on 17 June and will hold a phone conference that could result in a qualifying spot.
Opinion among the 14-man committee is still "divergent" but a yes vote will result in massive fixture congestion.