West Ham's Karren Brady says Premier League and EFL seasons should be 'null and void'
West Ham's vice-chair Karren Brady believes the Premier League season should be declared 'null and void' in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
The league is currently suspended until April 3 where chiefs will then have a meeting to discuss how the rest of the season will play out.
Brady wrote in her column for The Sun: “There is no dodging the possibility that all levels in the EFL, as well as the Premier League, will have to be cancelled and this season declared null and void because if the players can’t play the games can’t go ahead.
“The Premier League hopes that an interlude of three weeks from now will enable it to restart but that may well be dreamland. Perhaps scrubbing Euro 2020 could provide more time to complete the season into the summer but that is also a giant ‘if’. What if the league cannot be finished?
“As games in both the Premier League and in the EFL are affected, the only fair and reasonable thing to do is declare the whole season null and void. Who knows who would have gone down or come up if the games have not actually been played in full?”
Liverpool are seeking their first Premier League title and while Brady admits it'll be a 'huge blow' for the club, health must come first.
"It's a huge blow to Liverpool, who might be robbed of their first title in 30 years.
“There are, of course, financial implications, wages and transfer debts must be paid and there is lost broadcast revenue, lost matchday income but this pales into insignificance as the health and wellbeing of everyone must come first."
West Ham are currently 16th in the league.