UEFA provisionally will allow Milan to play in the Champions League, although a final decision about their participation will be made next week.
UEFA said in a statement Thursday that Milan would be included in Friday’s draw for the third qualifying round of the competition. A final decision about their participation will be made by next Wednesday.
“As far as the position of AC Milan is concerned, the Panel took note of a report submitted by the UEFA Chief Disciplinary Inspector on the question whether it would be appropriate, due to the particular circumstances, to admit AC Milan to the 2006-07 UEFA club competitions,” UEFA said in a statement.
“Following this report, the Emergency Panel has decided to further examine whether to admit AC Milan to the 2006-07 UEFA club competitions.”
Milan successfully appealed against a points deduction it received in Italy’s match-fixing scandal, which would have barred it from taking part in the Champions League.
“AC Milan will be included in the draw for the third qualifying round … to safeguard a proper drawing procedure,” UEFA added.