West Ham’s home game against Liverpool on Saturday 21st December looks like it will have to be re-scheduled.
The Champions League winners will play in Qatar on 18th and 21st December it has been confirmed today.
Qatar was awarded the Fifa Club World Cup in 2019 and 2020 to help prepare for when they host the 2022 World Cup, which will run from 21 November to 18 December.
The 2019 Club World Cup will be played from 11 to 21 December, with Liverpool playing in the semi-finals then either the third-place play-off or the final, which are both to be played on 21 December.
Mexican side CF Monterrey will also take part in the seven-team tournament having won the Concacaf Champions League, while OFC Champions League winners Hienghene Sport have become the first club from New Caledonia to qualify.
The Caf, AFC and Conmebol representatives are yet to be decided while the other participant will represent hosts Qatar.
The tournament will feature eight matches, with the draw for the second round and semi-finals to be made in Zurich on 16 September.