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UEFA bosses could be forced to abandon the Champions League and Europa League this season due to the coronavirus crisis.
With domestic leagues not returning anytime soon time could run out for the Champions League and Europa League to finish.
All games in both competitions have been suspended ‘until further notice’ by Uefa because of the global pandemic.
But if domestic leagues across Europe cannot restart before the end of June, the chances of fitting in the remaining Champions League and Europa League games will become highly unlikely.
And if the competitions are scrapped then Liverpool will remain the last winners of the Champions League.
All national team games in June have also been postponed, including play-off matches for Euro 2020 – which has already been put back to 2021 – along with qualifying matches for the Women’s Euro 2021.
The prospect of calling off it’s flagship club competition for the first time in history would be a huge blow to Uefa and cost them millions in lost revenue.
The decision to postpone the competitions indefinitely was made yesterday following a teleconference meeting with Uefa’s 55 member associations.
The Premier League is suspended until at least 30 April, but this deadline is expected to be pushed back even further in the coming weeks – with Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin admitting the season could be lost if play does not start by the end of June.
Premier League clubs Manchester City and Chelsea are both still in the Champions League, while Manchester United, Wolves and Scottish Premiership side Rangers all remain in the Europa League.
The finals of the Champions League, Europa League and Women’s Champions League, all of which were scheduled for May, had already been postponed.

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