Champions League decision to be made on Wednesday amid coronavirus pandemic

UEFA is set to decide whether Champions League matches will be rescheduled in a meeting on Wednesday, with the threat of cancellation looming if an agreement cannot be reached.

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown European football into disarray.

All of the continent's top leagues are currently suspended and football is unlikely to return before May at the earliest.

And UEFA are set to meet this week to determine how matches might be rescheduled.

European football’s governing body said in a statement: “UEFA has invited the General Secretaries of its 55 members associations to a videoconference on Wednesday 1 April at midday to share an update on the progress made by the two working groups that were created two weeks ago and to discuss options identified with regards to the potential rescheduling of matches.

"The meeting will look at developments across all UEFA national team and club competitions, as well as discussing progress at FIFA and European level on matters such as player contracts and the transfer system.”

This latest update comes only days after UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin admitted the season could be cancelled if matches are not able to be safely rescheduled.

He said last week: "If we don't succeed in restarting, the season will probably be lost.”

The Slovenian added that playing matches behind closed doors is also an option and that league competition should be prioritised.

“It's hard for me to imagine all the matches behind closed doors, but we still don't know whether we'll resume, with or without spectators.

"If there was no alternative, it would be better to finish the championships."

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