Premier League Clubs Committed To Finishing Season As


Premier League clubs have reiterated their desire to complete the 2019/20 season – but have not yet agreed on a deadline to resume action.

All top-flight clubs convened on Friday morning as the sport continues to grapple with the unprecedented coronavirus crisis gripping the world.

Having previously looked at the matter of finances and player remuneration, the focus of this online meeting is understood to have been on how best to complete the remainder of the season.

It was understood that some clubs were in favour of ending the campaign by June 30, with the complications of contract expiration dates among the key issues.

But Premier League bosses have failed to agree a deadline, though the league have insisted it “remains our objective” to complete all matches this season.

A Premier League statement said: “We are acutely aware of the distress COVID-19 is causing and our thoughts are with all those directly…

Source: Complete Sports