Uncertainty surrounds the return date for two of Europe’s elite competitions the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League as the battle against coronavirus continues.
The champions leagues and Europa league were suspended indefinitely owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We can’t play it out in September or October, ” Ceferin said in an interview with ZDFSport studio.
Ceferin suggested “July or August” was an achievable target for resumption. Later, UEFA released a statement saying that there are no plans to wrap the season up by August 3, and that the president had been misquoted by some outlets sharing his interview with ZDF. according to Sky
“The fact is that we really don’t know much,” the president of European football’s governing body said. “We are waiting for the development of this terrible situation in the world, and mainly in Europe. Football isn’t the same without fans. But it is definitely better to play with fans than without fans.
“The thing is, football is absolutely not the same without spectators.
“But it is still better to play the game behind closed doors and have it on TV, which is what the people need and want because it brings positive energy to their homes, than not playing at all.
The finals of the Champions League, Europa League, and Women’s Champions League, all of which were scheduled for May, have all been postponed indefinitely.