Liverpool are set to be crowned as Premier League champions, even if the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign is cancelled, according to The Telegraph.
Football has come to a standstill this weekend after growing concerns over the spread of the Covid-19 virus lead to the authorities postponing fixtures across Europe.
Given the unchartered nature of the situation, there has been plenty of speculation over if and when the Premier League will return.
Liverpool need only two more victories to be crowned English champions, but supporters of the Anfield side will be rightly concerned over what will happen next – especially with some people calling for the season to be void.
The Reds have swept aside all competition this season and have been the undoubted best team in England, with Jurgen Klopp’s men holding a gargantuan 25-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
The Telegraph state that a senior executive from another Premier League club has revealed that there is no opposition from the remaining teams to prevent Liverpool from being crowned 2019-20 champions should the action not return.
Given the nature of the Reds’ lead at the top, it was only a matter of time before the Merseyside club was mathematically uncatchable as it was.
Liverpool were eliminated from the Champions League in midweek by Atletico Madrid, in a frustrating night for the Anfield faithful.
Being crowned English champions will surely make up for this though, however there will be question marks over when the Reds can celebrate their title with the club’s supporters given the ban on public gatherings.