FA chairman Greg Clarke has confirmed to all 20 Premier League clubs that plans to remove relegation have been scrapped on Monday, a move which could certainly benefit Leeds United.
At the Premier League meeting, Clarke revealed that the governing body will not sanction plans to even void the entire campaign this season.
That is good news for the likes of Leeds, who will have a spot available to them if they finish the season and earn promotion.
EFL chairman Rick Parry will be pleased with that update, as he claimed the FA and Premier League will have been breaking their agreement if they didn’t hold up their end of the deal.
The Times reporter Martyn Ziegler revealed the update after Monday’s meeting, Clarke also suggested what clubs plan to do if the season cannot be concluded eventually.
Latest: FA chairman Greg Clarke told Premier League clubs today the governing body will not sanction 'no relegation' or voiding the season (as revealed in The Times last week). He also suggested the clubs plan what to do if the season cannot be completed.
— Martyn Ziegler (@martynziegler) May 11, 2020
The EFL’s plan was to return to training on May 16th, which means the Leeds squad could be back at Thorp Arch as early as next week.
On top of that, the Telegraph have reported that the government are set to give the green light for football to return, meaning that the Premier League and the Championship could be ready to solve their matters on the pitch.
Everything is pointing in the same direction know for football to return, and with one of the grey areas in relegation being solved, Leeds are in a good position to secure their promotion to the Premier League.
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