The Premier League could stage a ‘TV event’ in June or July to complete the season following the coronavirus crisis.
Clubs are desperate to finish the campaign so they don’t lose out on TV revenue.
As a result, an event solely for TV, with multiple games played behind closed doors each day, could take place in the summer.
According to a Times source in contact with Premier League chairmen, Wembley Stadium could even host matches.
“By June or July they will be playing games solely as TV events,” the source told The Times, per the Daily Mail.
“If they have to play four games a day at Wembley to get it done, they will do that.”
It’s not clear yet when the Premier League will return, with the UK still in a state of lockdown.
Most teams in the top flight still have nine games to play and there’s still plenty to decide, even if Liverpool are almost certain to win the title.
Thankfully for Liverpool supporters, though, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin recently said he sees “no way” in which the Reds aren’t crowned 2019/20 champions.
“I see no way for Liverpool to stay untitled. If the championship resumes, they will almost certainly win it – theoretically, it has not yet reached the guaranteed level, but it is practically close,” Ceferin told Slovenian sports daily Ekipa, per Sky Sports.
“However, if it could not be played, it would also be necessary to announce the results in some way and find some key on how the champions should be determined.
“And, of course, again I do not see a scenario in which that would not be Liverpool.”
Liverpool supporters would prefer to be there to see their side win a first league title in 30 years, but the season finishing behind closed doors seems to be the heavily favoured option.
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