Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the UK, Premier League clubs are now considering a two-week break, according to the UK Telegraph reports.
The chairmen of some top-flight football clubs have reportedly held talks over a mid-season time-out, over the outbreaks of COVID-19 at Manchester City and Sheffield United.
Manchester City’s Premier League game with Everton was postponed Monday night due to the outbreak among players and staff.
And although the Blades’ clash with Burnley went ahead Tuesday evening, there are fears more matches will be called off in the coming weeks.
The Premier League announced that it had recorded 18 positive results in its latest round of COVID-19 testing.
Premier League Clubs fear that next week’s FA Cup third round will see more postponements, causing potential tight fixture schedule.