This comes after Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for coronavirus last night, just after the Premier League confirmed they will continue to hold games as normal.
The league has since reversed that decision, however.
The financial damage is expected to be widespread in the next few weeks as broadcasters, like Sky Sports and BT Sport, will be affected as they depend on live sport.
The TV providers will also be hit by a drop in advertising revenue and the likelihood of subscribers cancelling their contracts with their chosen companies.
A statement by the Premier League read: “Following a meeting of Shareholders today, it was unanimously decided to suspend the Premier League with the intention of returning on 4 April, subject to medical advice and conditions at the time.
Published at Fri, 13 Mar 2020 18:20:00 +0000