When is the Premier League likely to restart? Football Leagues across continents have come to halt following the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Premier League still has a lot of key matches to be played. Liverpool are clear of everyone else at the top. They are on the verge of winning a maiden premier league title. However, there are still several spots that are yet to be decided.
Which clubs qualify for the Champions league. Which clubs survive relegation and who get promoted from the lower division? There are several questions that the Premier League will have to answer if the season gets cancelled; on top of the financial ramifications they will suffer.
When is the Premier League likely to restart?
The premier league clubs are keen to complete the season. They reiterated their desire to do so in their meeting on Friday. All top-flight clubs were represented on the video call, with the focus on different models for completing the season.
According to Sky Sports, the premier league is unlikely to restart before June 8; until the government declares it medically safe to do so. However, with each club having 9 or 10 games left to be played, it is believed that the remaining matches can be completed in a 5-week period.
The games will be played behind closed doors. Everyone involved from the players to the staff being tested for coronavirus.
No games have been played since March 13. There are still 92 matches to be played to complete this season. The situation will be further assessed in the next shareholders’ meeting is on May 1.
UEFA are also currently discussing moving the Champions league final from May 30 to August 29. This will allow domestic leagues across Europe to be completed by August.
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