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Champions League could be recovered in August 2020

Published:27/03/2020 - 22:00h

Updated:29/03/2020 - 19:04h

The coronavirus crisis has forced a reorganization of the calendar, and the sports authorities are already studying several scenes. With leagues as the highest priority, the Champions League could be recovered in August 2020

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The crisis of the coronavirus has surrounded of incógnitas to the world of the football, that treats to react and reorganise. For the moment, everything is detained until the sanitary authorities give the seen well to restart the usual activity without risks for the health, and in the meantime study the available alternatives to complete the season 2019-20, game because of the confinement forced by the pandemia.

To cushion the economic consequences of the stop, has established a list of priorities, and the main is to play all the possible. In addition to the sportive justice, east is a key point for the financial stability. "I bet because they finish the competitions. It is not so important when they begin the following. The European football can not allow the luxury to lose an immense quantity of money, 7.500 million euros. Afterwards already we will fix the future as it suit", explained Jaume Roures, president of the company 'Mediapro'.

In this sense, the UEFA and the clubs study the options to restructure the calendar, that would give more weight to the national leagues. The most optimistic forecasts pose the return of the championships to principles-mediated of May, although what more approach the dates, more complicated seems that it carry out. The most pessimistic warn that it would be more hit to expect to principles-mediated of June.

It was as it was, June and June aim to receive the thickness of the domestic tournaments, and the Champions League would postpone until August. Without more pending obligations and waiting for repositioning the Glasses that have finalised , the European competition would return to close his eighth of final and accelerate in the rest of eliminatory, with destination to a finalísima in the Olympic Stadium Atatürk that expects that they confirm day and hour.

The season 2020-21 also is in the air

To reduce in the measure of the possible the affectations to the clubs, everything aims to that will complete the season 2019-20 before retouching the 2020-21. To measure that there are certainties on how and when will be able to clear the pending commitments, will begin to draw the calendar of the course that comes, that did place to the current delaying some tournaments but that it will have to have the meetings of selections.

For the time being, they contemplate crowd of possibilities, and the reality is that the programming will compress to the limit. Not to squeeze to the footballers will try respect the 30 days on holiday, so the following campaign could delay his start until September or even to October. Already it negotiates the possible cancellation of the stop navideño in some leagues, and the reduction of the weeks of international appointments to take advantage of all the weekends to the maximum.

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