English football is exploring the possibility of extending the summer transfer window until the end of January 2021 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while a task force has also been set up to deal with the situation regarding contracts.
With the coronavirus continuing to impact the lives of so many, governments from around the world have been forced to take drastic action.
In England, all Premier League, EFL and Women's Super League action was originally suspended until 3 April. But this has now been extended until at least 30 April.
It is far from certain if and when professional football will resume in England due to the rapidly changing virus. However, following a meeting between Premier League clubs, it was revealed that they had agreed
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Elsewhere, this task force will also look to solve the current situation regarding contracts, particularly those that expire on 30 June. A FIFA spokesperson said: "
"This Working Group will assess the need for amendments or temporary dispensations to the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players' to protect contracts for both players and clubs and adjusting player registration periods.
"This work has already started and will be conducted in consultation with all key stakeholders, including confederations, member associations, clubs, leagues and players."