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Italian FA planning to move remaining Serie A games to Rome

The Italian FA is considering all the remaining games to Rome so that they can complete the current season.

Serie A teams have 12 games left and according to La Repubblica, the Italian Football Federation are working on a radical solution which would see the current campaign completed in its entirety using an idea that has never been tried before.

Italy is one of the most hard-hit nations with the pandemic but the federation wants to create a new calendar model to conclude the current campaign.

Compared to Lombardy, one of Italy's worst-hit coronavirus areas, south Italy remains relatively untouched and would be considered the safest place should plan go ahead. 

Among the various proposals is a rather daunting hypothesis: if the season does not end, the next campaign would be at risk which would lead to a barrage of lawsuits from teams up and down the league.

To make sure the next season is played, one idea would be to stop play in the winter- taking inspiration from Argentina's 'Apertura' and 'Clausura' championships-and to return to the field with the new vintage in January 2021, taking a break for next summer's re-arranged Euros.

The obstacle with the new plan is that it would have to be considered by FIFA and UEFA and moving all of the 20 league's teams, players and staff to Rome, in a sort of retreat-enclosure lasting about 45 days.

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