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Football won't be the same if we stop now, says Nuno

Mon 11 January 2021 | 16:30

Wolves manager is extremely concerned about the possibility of another stop to the football.

Nuno Espirito

is extremely concerned about the possibility of another stop to football due to a new outbreak of Covid-19. A lot of players have been infected lately and a couple of matches had to be postponed.

Wolverhampton

will host Everton on Tuesday as the Premier League perseveres but Nuno remains extremely worried.

He said:

“If we stop everything will change. A new football will come, probably with a Super League, probably with other competitions. It’ll be a matter of which clubs will survive. It’s a tough decision to make.

“I don’t know what is better. What I’m afraid of is, if the decision is to stop, football we know now will not be the same. This is my biggest fear. The schedule will go crazy and it’ll be impossible to finish the league and think about the Euros.

“We cannot move forward and go back to a normal situation. The virus and pandemic is affecting things a lot, the increase of cases is growing in a scary way. This is what my main concern is.

“Things have changed, almost a year ago we were stopping because we didn’t know what was happening. It was something we hadn’t experienced. There were a lot of doubts.

“After the restart everyone made a big effort. There were protocols, meetings, things exchanged, we were sure no matter what we were playing because we only needed 14 players. Now things have changed and we are starting to think about stopping again.

“If you have a crisis the strong will survive, what about the rest? My personal view, when I have an awareness of what’s going around, you will not find the same model we have now.”

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