3 clubs to be promoted and 3 to be relegated- Rick Parry (EFL Chief)
Amid the coronavirus, it remains to be decided whether or not the football season will resume. The restart of the project is being discussed when several plans need to be adopted.
One of the plans for the reboots is to play league games on neutral venues. Clubs that sit at the bottom of the table will not be willing to do so, as the chances of relegation increase.
Previously, ideas had been put forward to drop relegation to the Premier League for the season, but EFL chief Rick Parry stepped out and told the digital, culture, media and sport committee: “The promotion and the relegation will remain as they are. We anticipate that 3 Championship clubs will be promoted. The Premier League expects 3 clubs to be relegated “
The chief also spoke of the losses that the clubs could suffer. Losses of up to 200 million pounds are expected by September.
Salary cuts and deferred payments were also discussed, to which Parry said EFL agreed with Deloitte, who was appointed by the PFA to investigate the club’s balance sheets and see if the clubs had real cases of need for different payments.
Ending the season behind closed doors now seems like a formality for sporting events, as there will be no financial benefits for the stakeholders involved.