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UEFA in the spotlight: Leagues will push for end the national leages

Published:14/03/2020 - 21:07h

Updated:14/03/2020 - 21:07h

It seems that UEFA is going to receive a lot of pressure so that the European Leagues can be played once the crisis over the coronavirus is over. The competitions of each country aim to postpone the Euro Cup to have a longer schedule

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This Tuesday 17 there is programmed a meeting by videoconference between the UEFA, all the Leagues of football of Europe, the representatives of all the teams, the federations of each country and the union of footballers. The idea is to debate on which is the best way that take as a result of this crisis by the coronavirus, that has forced to stop totally all the national competitions, in addition to the Champions League and of the Europe League.

As it signalled the agency of news Reuters, all the leagues go to presionar with strength to the UEFA so that they prioritise the dispute of the domestic championships to other tournaments. Specifically, it goes to demand that the Eurocopa of this summer cancel and pass to contest in 2021. Of this way, the calendar for what subtracts of campaign could be much more flexible and could give time to recover the parties that go to lose by this exceptional situation.

The maximum organism of the European football, as it is normal, would want to centre the meeting in what it goes to suceder with the European competitions. Finish the Champions and the Europe League is a priority for the UEFA, but from the Leagues will try do strength so that they place in front the championships of each country. The Eurocopa is definitely the more prescindible regarding tournaments UEFA if it was necessary to postpone something.

"Prioritise the leagues will minimise the negative impact that the pandemia will have on the ecosystem of the football", affirmed from the Association of Leagues of European Football. This is the thought of all the competitions and is what will try to move him to the UEFA so that it prioritise that all the leagues finish . It will be necessary to see if from the European organism attend to the requests.

By the moment, in the communiqué that took out the Association of Leagues remained clear that by his part will try to cooperate with the UEFA and help in what it can . "The crisis is causing consequences very serious sportive and financial to all the parts involved in the football. We are ready to cooperate with the UEFA and the other to find common solutions", commented.

The final decision will depend of the coronavirus

The problem of all this is that, although there is consensus between UEFA and Leagues, everything depends of the coronavirus. If the pandemia continues on its course and the figures of contagions do not descend until leaving to be worrisome, the football will not return. This could suceder to beginnings of April, but also to mediated or already in May. In this meeting of the 17 will treat all the possible stages to be ready.

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