"There needs to be an evaluation of the global impact.
"Maybe fewer squads, but more balance. Fewer, but more competitive matches to safeguard the health of the players. It's not science fiction; let's discuss it."
As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, UEFA has today formally postponed the following finals, originally scheduled for May 2020.@UWCL@EuropaLeague@ChampionsLeague— UEFA (@UEFA) March 23, 2020
No decision has yet been made on rearranged dates. Further announcements will be made in due course.
Historically, Infantino has championed moves that have added to the already heaving football calendar rather than reducing it.
During his tenure as FIFA president, the World Cup has been planned to expand from 32 to 46 teams from 2026 onwards, while the Club World Cup has been converted into a 24-team summer tournament originally scheduled to commence in 2021.
In order to combat the spread of coronavirus, FIFA has donated more than
"We have to make sure that we recover from this by bringing the entire world together as one, and remind everyone that we are all one kind; the human kind."
Meanwhile, UEFA are aiming for all domestic European seasons to conclude by the end of June, with the PFA now considering completing the Premier League, EFL and WSL seasons behind closed doors.