UEFA president expects European season to be concluded in August

18 May 2020

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Photo: PA Images UEFA's president, Aleksander Ceferin, believes 80 per cent of European leagues will be able to finish their campaigns, including the Champions League and Europa League.

Aleksander Ceferin believes 80 per cent of European leagues will be able to finish their campaigns, including the Champions League and Europa League.

Clubs in European competitions could utilise neutral grounds if not allowed to play in their own countries.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin expects 80 per cent of European leagues to be able to conclude their domestic campaigns in August, in addition to the Champions League and Europa League. 

France, Netherlands and Belgium have already cancelled the remaining part of their domestic campaigns, but the Bundesliga this weekend became the first in Europa to reconvene, sparking hope for the rest of the leagues on the continent. 

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