‘It Wouldn’t Surprise Me If AFCON 2021 Was Postponed Or Cancelled’

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Wales and Liverpool legend, Ian Rush
, has been talking about the Premier League clubs and their upcoming hectic Christmas break, as well as about the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and the Omicron variant of Covid-19 posing further challenges.

With 2021 AFCON holding in Cameroon from January 9 to Februaruy 6 2022 and with full application of Covid-19 protocols for the travelling players inevitable, some Premier League clubs will make do with missing the services of their star players in many games. Liverpool are a prime example, and Ian Rush hopes that new circumstance could play out in his former club’s favour.

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In an exclusive interview with Gambling.com, Rush also talks about the potential need for a Covid-19 ‘circuit breaker’, with case numbers rising in a number of clubs, including Manchester United.

He fields questions from Gambling.com about Steven Gerrard’s highly-anticipated return to Anfield last weekend, and how impressed he’s been at Gerrard’s start at Villa,…



Source: Complete Sports