Getting on for 3,000 yes, so the club haven't taken their full allocation and if you read the bit about having to pay for any unsold tickets after the 7 day deadline that should tell you something! Like they feel that they would be taking a risk of having to pay for any unsold tickets if they took a larger allocation.
Below is from the UEFA rules and regulations.....
14.07 All clubs in the UEFA club competitions must make at least 5% of the total
capacity of their stadium available exclusively to visiting supporters, in a
segregated, safe area. In addition, visiting clubs are entitled to purchase up
to 200 top-category tickets (unless otherwise agreed between the two clubs
in question) for their VIP supporters, sponsors, etc. (see Articles 16 and 23 of
the UEFA Stadium Infrastructure Regulations and Article 19 of the UEFA
Safety and Security Regulations).
14.08 Visiting clubs which have requested an allocation of tickets for the whole or
part of the segregated area may return any unused tickets to the home club
without payment up to seven days prior to the match, unless otherwise
agreed by the two clubs in writing. After this deadline the visiting club must
pay for the whole allocation, irrespective of whether all the tickets have been
14.09 The home club may reallocate tickets returned or not requested by the
visiting club provided that all safety and security measures (as mentioned in
these regulations and in the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations) are
respected and that such tickets are not reallocated to supporters of the
14.10 The official UEFA representatives and at least 20 representatives of the
visiting club and its national association must be provided with top-category
seats (and associated hospitality) in the VIP sector.