There could be a new plan of action for the resumption of the EFL following a late night meeting which could now see the remainder of games played behind closed doors as reported by Football Insider.
Both the Premier League and the EFL are holding emergency meetings today to discuss how to progress with the continuation of the football season.
All of the Championship clubs are eager to complete the season although a definitive date will not be set today according to reports.
The Coronavirus outbreak has caused huge ramifications throughout the world and football and further talks took place between officials and the governing bodies up until late last night, with EFL chairman Rick Parry in contact with the Premier League and the FA.
Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion are of course desperate to finish the season with both clubs eyeing up promotion to the Premier League although if the decision is made to play behind closed doors then this could see their celebrations be muted.
The potential for the high-flying Championship clubs missing out on the vast broadcasting windfalls from Premier League promotion is also a major consideration for all concerned.
There have already been suggestions that Leeds and West Brom in particular possibly making legal moves against the Premier League should they make the season null and void.
The other top-six clubs – Fulham, Brentford, Nottingham Forest and Preston North End – have also strongly expressed their desire to play the remaining fixtures, at the earliest opportunity with all still vying for promotion to the top flight.