With the Premier League 2019/20 finally coming to an end, we have the top four teams who will be competing in the Champions League next season, and deservedly so, in the form of Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Chelsea. This being the lineup, Leicester City will feel they did enough to secure a place in the Europa League for the next term along with Tottenham Hotspur who secured the sixth spot on the Premier League on the last day of the season following a draw against their London rivals Crystal Palace.
The governing authority of the Premier League, on the other hand, has already announced the date for the start of the Premier League 2020/21 season, which is set to commence on September 12.
The authority has also confirmed that the Premier League will end on May 23, 2021.
The situation is this, it is going to be tough for teams like Manchester City, Manchester United, Wolves and Chelsea if they reach the final of the European competitions where they are currently competing. They are expected to have only three weeks of rest ahead of the new season while the rest of the teams will have seven weeks off ahead of the commencement of the 2020/21 Premier League season.
In a statement recently released, the Premier League governing authority said, “Premier League Shareholders today agreed to start the 2020/21 Premier League season on 12 September 2020.” It added, “The final match round of the campaign will take place on 23 May 2021.”
The statement, which was posted on the official Twitter handle of the Premier League, also declared that the Championship, along with the League One and League Two competitions will start in the same week as well.
As per the latest regulations imposed by the British Government, spectators can only return to the ground to watch their favorite teams fight it out against each other after October 1, which confirms that the new season will start behind closed doors as well.