Former Bayern president Uli Hoeneß on life after coronavirus: "There will very likely be a new football world"

26 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images Uli Hoeneß says the livelihood of the league will be threatened if there are no games before Christmas.

Uli Hoeneß says the livelihood of the league will be threatened if there are no games before Christmas.

He expects transfer fees, which have risen extraordinarily in recent years, to fall as a result of the crisis.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The former president of Bayern Munich, Uli Hoeneß, expects the football world will change on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic, which is expected to have serious financial consequences for all industries.

With football being suspended across Europe, clubs and organisations face having to adapt to a prolonged period of reduced income, or none at all, meaning long-term losses are to be expected.

"There will very likely be a new football world," Hoeneß told the German magazine Kicker.

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