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Premier League clubs to hold a meeting following covid-19 outbreak

Fri 17 December 2021 | 13:48

The outbreak of Corona virus in the Premier League has caused a lot of problems for teams and clubs.

The Premier League clubs will hold a meeting on Monday to discuss the conditions and the possibility of postponing the competition.

Half of this week's Premier League games have been canceled due to the widespread outbreak of the coronavirus among players, and Brentford boss Thomas Frank has called on the Premier League to reconsider its busy winter calendar.

Now the Times claims that the managers of the clubs in the Premier League are planning to hold a meeting on Monday to consider the possibility of closing the tournament.

However, only one day after they claimed that they intend to adhere to the set calendar and hold the games according to the previous announcement.

Manchester United

's match against Brighton, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, was canceled due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Red Devils' camp.

Ralf Rangnick was said to have had just seven players for the game, and the club's training complex has been closed to prevent further Covid-19 outbreaks.

A total of nine games have been canceled since the outbreak of the omicron variant in England, the first of which was

Tottenham

's game against Brighton on 12 December.

Tottenham's match against Leicester City on Thursday was canceled at the request of both clubs, but

Chelsea

, who currently have only three players infected with the virus, played 1-1 against Everton.

Premier League officials have previously stated that they have no decision to stop the matches and their final decision is to continue the same process of holding matches.

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