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Premier League to hold emergency talks with owners and managers over Covid

  • Some clubs want a Christmas ‘firebreak’ of fixtures
  • Pep Guardiola will be at St James’ Park after negative test

The Premier League will hold emergency meetings next week with club owners and team managers to discuss the escalating disruption caused by Covid, with some clubs set to express their desire for a Christmas “firebreak” of fixtures.

As the EFL confirmed that 19 of its 36 fixtures this weekend had been postponed, and with only five matches still standing in the top flight, more managers expressed doubts over continuing with a programme so heavily fragmented.

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