The Premier League has officially been suspended until April 4 at the very earliest as governing bodies takes steps to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus (BBC).
As the virus sweeps across the UK and Europe as a whole, large gatherings are now warned against, which includes sporting events such as the Premier League.
However, a suspension was favoured above playing matches behind closed doors, especially after players and staff members from Premier League clubs tested positive for COVID-19.
Journalist, Martin Lipton, reported yesterday morning that two Premier League clubs asked for the season to be cancelled, while the vast majority believed it should be played out.
He added that a May return was more likely than April, although making it clear that no one truly knows.
Another journalist, Ewan MacKenna, then revealed that the two clubs who requested a season cancellation were Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United, however, this has not been confirmed by either club or the Premier League.
Vast majority of PL clubs believe season must be completed. Two clubs have asked for cancellation but that is not on agenda at this stage. Initial suspension through international break with hope if an April return but suspect May more likely. In truth, nobody knows
— Martin Lipton (@MartinLipton) March 13, 2020
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