The Premier League currently has four Champions League places, but that is coming under threat from Serie A.
A bad season for English clubs in Europe alone will not make a difference -- Italian clubs would also have to do well. No other league can overtake the Premier League, while the Bundesliga is also not immune from the threat.
Three leagues get four Champions League berths, and La Liga is way out in front and in no danger of losing a place.
Last season, Italy gained 5.42 coefficient points on...