Premier League clubs want to continue playing amid covid outbreak

Idowu Oluwashola
By Idowu Oluwashola
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Premier League has concluded that the majority of the clubs want football actions to continue throughout the festive period despite recent postponements due to COVID-19 outbreaks.

Few of the matches in gameweek 18 were been postponed indefinitely hereby having only Leeds United vs Arsenal as the only fixture that took place on Saturday. There were two COVID cases reported from the Arsenal’s camp with Pablo Mari and Albert Sambi Lokonga been mentioned to have been isolated from the main squad.

At the moment, most of the Premier League clubs have one or few cases of COVID-19 in their rank but that hasn’t stopped their decision against halting the League during this festive period in order to reduce the amount of accumulated postponed games.

According to Sky Sport, the Premier League FA are also in deliberation over the potential scrap of FA Cup third round and Fourth round replays considering possible fixture congestion should more games be postponed due to COVID-19.

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