Professional football in the UK is currently on hiatus as the country isolates itself to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Reports in Germany say their Bundesliga may be ready to resume in mid-May, but the Premier League has not yet worked out their plans to resume play.
UEFA made it clear yesterday that the season should somehow end – alluding to the introduction of mini-tournaments to decide places in the Champions League and the Europa League.
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But the former tough guy from Old Trafford warned that the longer the coronavirus pandemic goes, the more likely it is that the campaign will be abandoned, which means Liverpool will not be able to win its first Premier League title.
“As a footballer, you would like the games to end,” said Keane, speaking to Sky Sports.
“We say that in recent weeks, but the longer it lasts, we must remember that health and safety is the most important thing.
“You would certainly like to see the season come to an end, but it could be, whether it’s behind closed doors, play-offs, there are obviously options and you have to trust the people responsible to make the right decision. .
“I heard a lot about the end of the season with the table as it is, but are you bringing two teams and five are relegated next year? There are teams like Aston Villa who are lagging behind the teams, so an average of points?
“It’s obviously a minefield at the moment but I hope there’s a way to end it.
“But the longer it lasts, the less likely it is to happen.” “