BOLOGNA NEWS

FIGC President Gabriele Gravina insists “Euro 2020 has to be postponed” due to the Coronavirus pandemic, as “the priority is concluding the leagues.”
With more players testing positive for Coronavirus, it’s increasingly likely Serie A will only resume on May 3 and hope to conclude by June 30.
Players are donating money to hospitals and raising funds to help Italy get through the Coronavirus pandemic, including Leonardo Bonucci, Josip Ilicic and Lorenzo Insigne.
There have now been 1,441 deaths in Italy due to the Coronavirus pandemic, an increase of 175 over the last 24 hours, with 17,750 testing positive.
Club medical staff and the Players Association have joined to threaten a strike if clubs pressure them into resuming training too early into the Coronavirus pandemic.
Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has been sent to Rome by the club’s medical staff, because Coronavirus would be extremely dangerous for him during his recovery from leukaemia.
Professor Roberto Burioni hopes seeing professional athletes and coaches test positive for Coronavirus can represent “a step forward in realising the problem” the world faces.
Serie A will not resume until May 3 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, claim reports, using the time gained by the cancellation of Euro 2020 to finish the season.
Serie A players will not be called to travel to South America this month, as the World Cup qualifiers have been postponed, along with the Copa Libertadores games.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi warns changing the way relegation, promotion and the Scudetto are assigned due to the Coronavirus outbreak is “not possible.”
CONI President Giovanni Malagò is “stunned” UEFA haven’t stopped the Champions League, Europa League or Euro 2020 yet amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Vincenzo Spadafora, the Minister of Sport, points out that there’s no room for selfishness in this “extraordinary emergency” as he hits out at football.
Juventus have confirmed that Italy international defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for COVID-19, known as the Coronavirus.
Chile are preparing to put Inter forward Alexis Sanchez and Bologna midfielder Gary Medel in quarantine amid fear of the coronavirus outbreak in Italy.
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina explains his plans for a four-team Scudetto play-off if the Serie A season cannot be finished on time due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
The number of Coronavirus cases in Italy has jumped forward again with an extra 168 deaths over the last 24 hours, taking the total fatalities to 631.
A FIGC statement confirms they will try to postpone the end of Serie A to May 31 amid the Coronavirus outbreak, but could have play-offs for the Scudetto and relegation too.
Serie A, B and C will have until March 23 to present proposals on how to end the season amid the Coronavirus outbreak, including not assigning the Scudetto, using the current table or organising play-offs.
Several Serie A clubs, including Milan, Fiorentina and Hellas Verona, have suspended their training sessions during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Serie A and B are suspended until April 3 due to the Coronavirus outbreak, so there are several alternatives to consider for what happens next.