Harry Kane believes ‘the end of June’ should be the Premier League’s ‘limit’ to finish the current season to avoid further disrupting the football calendar.
Elite football in the UK is currently suspended until April 30 at the earliest as the country bids to combat the spread of the coronavirus, with the conclusion of the campaign remaining uncertain at present.
Football’s authorities are currently considering a range of options of how to complete the season, including playing out the season behind closed doors.
Liverpool currently lead the Premier League by 25 points and need just six more points to win a first league title in 30 years, and while Tottenham forward Kane is keen for the season to be completed, he suggested a deadline of ‘the end of June’ in order to prevent ‘a knock-on effect’ to next season.
“I know the Premier League are going to be trying all they can to finish the season, looking at every option possible. For me, I feel we need to try to finish the season, but there needs to be a point where enough is enough,” Kane told Jamie Redknapp during an Instagram live session.
“We may have to say, ‘we can’t finish it’. Going into July and August and pushing next season back, I don’t really see too much benefit in doing that. I don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes, and what it means financially for certain clubs.
“From a players’ point of view, let’s try to finish the season, but there needs to be a limit and probably the limit for me is by the end of June.
“If it isn’t completed by the end of June, we should look at the options and look forward to next season otherwise I feel it will have such a knock-on effect to next year, the Euros, then the World Cup in 2022.”