With the backing of the premiers of Germany’s two most powerful states, the Bundesliga could resume May 9.
German Bundesliga could resume May 9, the regional leaders of the two largest states, Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia said on Monday, but games can only take place without fans to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.
Bavarian state premier Markus Soeder said told Bild “completely unimaginable to have spectators ” in the stadiums given for the needed social distancing to help curb the spread of the COVID-19.
Armin Laschet the primer of North Rhino-Westphalia state, home to Borrusia Dortmund said the Bundesliga could resume ” on condition that there is a thought out concept”
The support of the premiers of the two most powerful states in Germany could prove crucial for the League as the Bundesliga resumes.
The DFL is frantic for a television revenue worth around 300million euros ($326 million) for the season to be completed by 30 June.
It hopes that the German National government will give the green light for resumption of the top two divisions, next month, probably by May 9 or 16
League games in Germany were suspended on March 13 in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, which now has 141,672 confirmed cases and over 4,000 deaths caused by the pandemic.