LaLiga boss Javier Tebas reveals three possible start dates for football to return in Spain as he outlines post-coronavirus plan
- Javier Tebas, president of LaLiga, has revealed plans for return to training
- He has given three possible dates for restarting the league behind closed doors
- European fixtures could take place in parallel or at end of domestic campaign
LaLiga president Javier Tebas has unveiled a plan for players in Spain to start training again and proposed three possible start dates to resume football.
Tebas has earmarked 28 May, 6 June and 28 June as options for a restart, depending on how the coronavirus pandemic evolves in the coming weeks.
Matches could take place behind closed doors and any Champions League games played in parallel with them or alternatively at the end of the domestic campaign.
Javier Tebas has revealed three possible start dates for LaLiga to resume after suspension
Lockdown in LaLiga is in place until April 26 at the earliest but having consulted with senior figures at UEFA and heads of other major European leagues, Tebas believes the season will reach a conclusion.
On Tuesday, he said: ‘The studies are ongoing and I feel assured that both [European and domestic] competitions will be completed.
‘Annulment of the season is only something that I would contemplate if I was asleep; if I am awake, not at all.
‘We are not considering that; it is something that will be studied only at the point at which it absolutely has to be. I do not wish to start the debate now because it is pointless and only generates a conflict of interest.