• The chief of considered one of LaLiga’s broadcast companions stated the season may resume in July.

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Modified 01 Apr 2020, 10:14 IST

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Barcelona captain Lionel Messi

LaLiga may return behind closed doorways in July, in line with Mediapro chief govt Jaume Roures.

The league has been postponed indefinitely as a result of coronavirus pandemic, which has led to greater than 8,400 deaths in Spain and greater than 42,100 globally.

Roures, the chief of considered one of LaLiga’s broadcast companions, hopes it’s again underway in July.

“I hope soccer returns in July and I say July as a result of, amongst different issues, everybody’s well being have to be assured,” he informed Cadena COPE on Tuesday.

“It’ll return with out an viewers, certainly, however earlier than that they must do a pre-season. After so lengthy at dwelling, they can not exit and play as if nothing occurred.”

Barcelona held a two-point lead over Actual Madrid when the LaLiga season was stopped.

Whereas Roures believes it may resume in July, he warned a optimistic check for COVID-19 from a participant after that might see the marketing campaign ended.

“If as soon as LaLiga resumes a participant exams optimistic for coronavirus, they must throw within the towel and say goodbye to the season,” he stated.

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