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Coronavirus: Premier League to ask EPL clubs to finish season

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The Premier League will ask its 20 member clubs, to finish the season during a meeting on Thursday, the UK Mirror reports.

All the teams will also discuss when it would be safe to play during, during a conference calls.

The Premier League is determined to resolve all outstanding issues from the 2019/20 season and also fulfill its contractual obligations to broadcasters.

On Wednesday, Football League clubs voted to finish their season when the games begin again.

“The primary objective, in order to protect competition integrity, is to deliver a successful conclusion to the 2019/20 season, subject to the overriding priority around health and well-being.

“Plans continue to be developed on the agreed principle that it is in the best interests of the EFL and clubs to complete the current season at the appropriate time,” part of the EFL statement said.

Premier League fixtures have been suspended until April 4 at least, but the timeline could yet be extended.

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