The Premier League ‘big six’ are reported to be ready to come together and show a united front to ensure that the season is completed in full and push back against a potential June deadline (The Sun).
All 20 Premier League clubs will today meet to discuss a commitment to end the current campaign by June 30th (BBC).
All professional football in England has been suspended indefinitely because of the coronavirus crisis, with no date having yet been set on when fixtures may possibly be allowed to resume.
Finishing the season would also help Premier League clubs in their ongoing contract situations with players, including Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen who will become a free agent on June 30th.
The ‘big six’ which consists of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham (BBC) are facing substantial revenue losses with Spurs expected to miss out on £83million as a result of lost TV money, match day revenue and commercial/retail income if the season is scrapped (The Sun).
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