Journalist claims Spurs are one of two PL clubs who asked for season to be cancelled

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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.

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