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Champions League and Europa will finish by August, says Uefa president

Uefa has a plan to finish the 2019-20 season by August, including the Champions League and Europa League campaigns, according to the governing body’s president, Aleksuander Ceferin.

The majority of European league seasons were suspended in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic but a few leagues have announced plans for a restart in the coming weeks.

The French and Dutch top-flight campaigns have been cancelled but the German Bundesliga restarted on Saturday and Ceferin expects at least 80% of national leagues to finish their seasons.

“We have an idea but we have to wait for the executive committee of Uefa to confirm the dates. I can say that the European season will be finished, if everything is as it is now, in August,” Ceferin told beIN Sports.

“As things look now, I’m sure that we can finish the European season and this means Uefa competition. I think the majority of leagues will finish the season. The ones who will not, it’s their decision. But they will still have to play qualifiers if they want to participate in the European Uefa competition.” Continue reading…

http://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/may/17/uefa-president-says-champions-league-and-europa-league-will-finish-by-august?CMP=share_btn_tw

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May. 17, 2020

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