Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are running out of time to host their remaining matches after the suspension of league football due to Coronavirus outbreak, as per a report published in The Sun
The virus—officially called as COVID-19—was originated from the city of Wuhan, China in December last year and till now has killed more than 5,000 people across the world with over 100,000 confirmed infected cases as well.
Most of those cases early on was reported from the mainland China but in the recent past, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Europe as the epicentre of the pandemic where countries like Italy, France and Spain, in particular, have been struggling to deal with the outbreak.
In the recent past, nearly all the countries in the continent have suspended their sporting events including the English Premier League as authorities are taking strict actions to restrict the outbreak.
As per a report published in The Sun, both Spurs and West Ham are running out of time to host matches at their venue as they’ve already had other commitments.
The report further stated that the Hammers are set to host Major League Baseball (MLB) on June 13, a rock concert on June 26 and the Muller Anniversary Games in July’s first week.
On the other hand, Spurs are ready to host a high-profile boxing fight between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev on June 20.
Reports circulated on Friday that Premier League can decide to play the remaining matches of the campaign later in the summer with UEFA Euro competition is looking set to be at least postponed until the summer of 2021.