Javier Tebas in a conference about LaLiga


Tebas, positive: "We are going to finish LaLiga"

Published:15/03/2020 - 19:00h

Updated:15/03/2020 - 19:00h

Javier Tebas, president of LaLiga, spoke about the crisis caused by the coronavirus, which has left almost all of Europe without football. The Costa Rican assures that he does not contemplate a scenario in which the season does not resume and end

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The coronavirus looms with that LaLiga and the rest of national competitions have to suspend definitively. For the moment, the crisis caused by this illness has forced to paralyse completely all the big championships of Europe, included of course the Spanish. LaLiga And the Real Spanish Federation of Football will gather on 25 March to take important decisions in the referred to this subject, but Javier Thebes, president of the League of Professional Football, trusts that the campaign can contest without problems.

"I have been speaking with other Leagues to square the calendar. What handle now is that we go to finish the competition. This week can take important decisions in Europe", explained in statements to the program Time of Game, of the chain COPE. His reference to what can suceder in Europe is by the meeting that there will be this Tuesday between the UEFA, the federations of all the countries, the clubs and the players. In this videoconference could decide the future of the Eurocopa, of the Champions League or of the European Leagues.

"I have been working by means of telephone conversations and videoconferences during all the weekend with European institutions, presidents of Spanish clubs, because it is necessary to coordinate and comes a very important week", insisted Thebes. The maximum mandator of the Spanish competition also stood out that it is in contact with the presidents of other national Leagues. I have had contacts with Italy, Germany and other presidents of leagues. We are working in giving a solution", admitted.

The one of Saint José, other, spoke of the effects that could have this stop to economic level for all the championships. "The coronavirus is a subject of health and for the health are the doctors, we are to give a solution to the economic problem that goes to pose, what happens with the near of one hundred audiovisual agreements that have all over the world. If you do not broadcast the signal do not go to be able to earn", signalled.

The costarricense insisted in the grave economic consequences that it could have to the competition did not return. It seems that LaLiga will have to study this situation to see the scope of everything. "It remains us a 25 percent of the season for playing and all the budget it will be necessary to review it, that is the damage that can occur if it does not finish the competition", explained.

Thebes explained the measures that have taken in LaLiga

In the team of work of LaLiga there has been already two positive by coronavirus, but Thebes ensures that he is well and that from LaLiga are taking measured so that there are not more cases. "I am not in quarantine. I do not have symptoms and have not done me the proof. Already we had a plan of performance from does weeks and have applied it. The 95 percent in LaLiga already is in teleworking. In Spain have more than 400 people working and have had to repatriate to people that have by the world", commented.

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