Liverpool risk losing the Premier League title amid claims the Body might cancel 2019/2020 season due to large scale of Corona Virus.
Liverpool are considered the champions of the EPL currently according to expectations but this might take a u-turn as the Premier League are likely to cancel all Premier League schedules.
According to the Telegraph, Premier League might be considering cancelling all remaining EPL games in order to curb the spread of Corona Virus which has taken the world by surprise.
Over 80,000 cases reported with over 2,000 dead, other top flight leagues such as the Serie A and Serie B have began the cancellation and postponement of fixtures.
Even the past Europa League clash in Italy were held behind closed doors and supporters had to cheer from the walls of their homes as everyone was meant to stay back home in fear of the virus.
There are greater chances the UK Government might adopt a more drastic measure in fighting the spread of the Corona Virus and that includes terminating the 2019/2020 Premier League Season.
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A decision that would arouse a lot of controversies, especially from Liverpool who have almost broken their decades of not being able to lift the Premier League trophy.
Although its also expected that if such be the case and the EPL 2019/2020 season have to be cancelled, ‘Crises Talks’ will be held to determine if the previous 27 rounds of matches would stand or not.
Liverpool have been on an outrageous form this season with 25 games victories but a 1 game tie with Manchester United, which is the only thing preventing them from being crowned champions.
Klopp’s men need just four more wins to be crowned champions and taking the their already won points from them would really be controversial.
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Any suspension of the league games, would as well mean, a sought of good news for teams in the relegation zone as they would be made to remain in the EPL if only the 2019/2020 season is mentioned null and void.
Even as important as these remaining matches are to Liverpool, its more important to save the lives of the supporters as the UK Government are likely to endorse this bill of cancelling all sporting events across the country for 2 months.
It was also revealed that the Premier League currently has no plan on ground to help avoid the spread of the virus via handshake as they haven’t decided to stop the handshakes before matches.
Meanwhile, teams such as Newcastle has paused their long term tradition of handshakes between the coaches and players each time they meet on the training ground.
The Swiss Government has also decided today to cancel every events that involves 1,000 people or more in efforts to tackle the spread of the deadly virus.
Even the 2020 Olympic Games is considered on the verge of cancellation as the Senior International Olympic Committee member, Dick Pound described the Virus as the ‘New War’ threatening Tokyo 2020 and has also warned the event might be cancelled.