Turkey agreed to merge their Euro 2032 bid with Italy in July and that has now been approved by governing body UEFA.
While Italy had only bid for the 2032 tournament, Turkey had bid to host both Euro 2028 and 2032.
Both bids still need official approval by Uefa at a meeting of its executive committee on Tuesday.
‘The presentations at that meeting will be an important part of the process which will take due consideration of the content of the bid submissions before reaching a decision,’ said Uefa.
More to follow…