“We will propose that Uefa postpone the Euro 2020” -says Gravina


Gabriele Gravina says the idea will be put to Uefa at an emergency meeting on Tuesday to postpone Euro 2020 in other to complete the Serie A season, which has been suspended because of coronavirus.

Gravina says “We will try to get to the end of this championship [Serie A] because it is fairer and more correct after the many investments and sacrifices of our clubs.”

55 member associations will attend Tuesday’s video conference meeting, with Euro 2020 due to take place from 12 June-12 July at venues across Europe as said by Uefa. Boards of the European Leagues and the European Club Association and a representative of world players’ union have also been invited and discussions will cover all domestic and European competitions, including the possible postponement of Euro 2020 by one year.

The Italian Football Federation had recently said the Serie A season may not be finished and offered options including end of the season games, not having a champion for 2019-20 or pronouncing the current standings final.

Gravina now trusts the group could wrap up by 30 June, one month later than booked, yet let it be known could be reached out for one more month and recommended players ought not prepare right now.

He said “If the league were to resume at the beginning of May, I would leave the question of training for the moment,” “Let’s leave the boys at home, they have to recover physical and mental energy.”

On Sunday, Italy detailed 368 more coronavirus passings, another one-day record in the nation.


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