The representative of UEFA denies receiving the recommendations of the world health organization (who) to suspend football until the end of 2021.
Previously, some sources reported that the world health organization called for a ban on football until 2022 because of the pandemic coronavirus in Europe, which would mean that this sport would be the suspended for more than 21 months.
So, in the Italian newspaper La Repubblica published an article alleging that the League has received notification from the who recommendation that football was not resumed until the beginning of 2022 to avoid the second wave COVID-19.
This could lead to having to transfer or even cancel the already postponed for a year the tournament Euro 2020. In addition, chaos can happen both in domestic and in European competitions seasons 2019/20 and 2020/21, which are expected to cancellation without possibility of renewal.
In the report, La Repubblica quoted the Brazilian weekly magazine as a source of information. Journal of são Paulo claims that the current negotiations on the resumption of the season in the coming months will be impossible, on the recommendation of the who.
But a spokesman for UEFA said that the who did not ask to suspend football until the end of 2021, and continuing negotiations on how to resume football campaign 2019/20, when it will be safe.
The approval led to speculation that UEFA could use the current club ratingto determine who can apply for the next campaign in the Champions League and the Europa League, if the current season will not be able to be resumed. However, the governing body of European football is going to work on the end of the season 2019/20 in the coming months.