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Serie A calls emergency meeting to discuss restart, others

Lega Serie A has called an emergency meeting for May 13, where the topics of resuming the season and TV rights will be discussed.

All 20 Serie A clubs are behind completing the campaign, but a report last month warned they were ready to sue Sky, DAZN and IMG if they did not receive their final instalment of €233m on time.

Serie A clubs have set June 14 as the last possible date to resume games

The coronavirus pandemic has hit broadcasters, given they have been unable to show any live football since March as a result of the consequent lockdown.

Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Gabriele Gravina hopes for a return to Serie A on May 2.


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As it stands, only the Bundesliga has announced an official restart of its season later this month.

Like those before it since social distancing was enforced, next week’s assembly will be held over conference call.

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