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Premier League clubs discuss halting games during festive firebreak

Six Premier League matches were called off due to COVID-19 at the weekend.

On Monday morning, a meeting will be held between club representatives to discuss a firebreak at an emergency summit.

We can’t keep having games postponed while others are played, with Manchester United already having played two games less than most teams, with games against Brentford and Brighton postponed last week.

A short break, which would involve postponing one round of fixtures from December 28 to 30, is one of the options being put forward, as per the Daily Mail. It will need to gain the support of 14 Premier League clubs to be introduced and we already know that Chelsea didn’t want to play Wolves on Sunday.

The Premier League will make an argument about the financial ramifications, but health should come first, and we shouldn’t forget how the domestic season previously took place regardless of COVID-19.

Also, on the agenda will be players who have not yet been vaccinated.

More updates to follow.

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