The Europa League winners will qualify for the Champions League from 2015-16, meaning five teams from England could qualify.
Malaga have had a second "suspended" one-year ban from European competition overturned but will be ineligible next year.
Rafael Benitez delivered the Europa League trophy to Stamford Bridge - and then pondered whether fans will now start to think he has done a decent job.
Branislav Ivanovic headed Chelsea to a dramatic 2-1 Europa League final victory over Benfica in stoppage time.
Our man in Amsterdam gives his verdict on the players who shone and the ones who struggled in the Europa League final.
Chelsea player reaction from the Europa League final, with Frank Lampard, Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta and Petr Cech.
Match-winner Branislav Ivanovic said Chelsea deserved to win the Europa League.
Chelsea captain John Terry is set to join Eden Hazard in missing the Europa League final after the defender struggled to train.
Petr Cech hopes a second successive tumultuous season for Chelsea can finish with a European trophy.
Losing Eden Hazard represents a huge setback to Chelsea's hopes of winning the Europa League final, says former Chelsea star.
Benfica's players have the mental strength to compete in the Europa League final against Chelsea, says coach Jorge Jesus.
John Terry, Eden Hazard and John Obi Mikel have travelled to Amsterdam for the Europa League final despite doubts over their fitness.
Benfica are more technically gifted than Chelsea but will still go into Wednesday's Europa League final as the underdogs.
Juan Mata hopes Chelsea can emulate Jose Mourinho's Porto by winning back-to-back European trophies this week.
Influential Serbian international Nemanja Matic is ready to show Chelsea what they lost in next week's Europa League final.
UEFA is adamant that Chelsea will not receive more tickets for next week's Europa League final despite protests from fans.