Sheffield United 'could finish Premier League ABROAD' as part of Gary Neville's coronavirus plan

Gary Neville, the Sky Sports pundit, has suggested taking the Premier League ABROAD as a possible way of playing the season to a finish in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Premier League clubs, including Sheffield United, will take part in a conference call today as part of Project Restart, as the league looks at its options to complete the current campaign.

The Premier League has been suspended since March, and debate has raged since over the fate of the 2019/20 campaign.

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And Neville, the former Manchester United defender, told Sky's Football Show: "If the Premier League are really serious about delivering the matches that remain in a safe environment they would move it to the two or three spots that are within three or four hours of this country that are coronavirus free.

"They would take the Premier League players, broadcasters and media over, quarantine for a week or two and then deliver it in an environment that has proven it can handle this virus.

"There are a couple of hotspots in Europe that haven't got coronavirus which could handle the Premier League finishing.

"If they were serious about it and wanted to deliver it with a safe outcome, they could do that. In this country I'm not sure they can deliver it with the amount of coronavirus which is around, especially with the amount of movement of it out there and the logistic issues. I'm not sure they can deliver what they want to do."

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