Incredibly, Liverpool could be denied their first ever Premier League title should the domestic season be cut short by coronavirus. Jurgen Klopp’s relentless winning machine are within four wins of claiming the prize which has evaded them since 1990, but the rapid spread of the virus has already had ramifications in Italy where several Serie 

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Shaking of hands has been banned at Newcastle’s training ground due to concerns over the coronavirus The club has put a stop to a morning ritual of players and staff shaking hands as fears over the spread of the disease increase in the UK. Speaking ahead of Saturday’s visit of Burnley, manager Steve Bruce said: 

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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association over a post on social media about coronavirus. Alli, 23, put a video on Snapchat in which he joked about the outbreak and appeared to mock an Asian man. He later deleted the post and released a new video on Chinese social media 

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Upcoming matches in Italian Serie A and the Europa League will be played behind closed doors to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Italian sports minister announced on Monday evening. “Following the demands of the sports world and knowing that the ban on sporting events open to the public remains in force in six regions 

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Over 2,000 people have been killed by COVID-19 and the city of Wuhan has been in lockdown mode for a month. But that hasn’t stopped Sevilla vice-captain Daniel Carrico joining their football team. The central defender was due to be out of contract this summer and had economic reasons for moving on. Carrico made 12 

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In light of the COVID-19 situation, Singapore Premier League (SPL) champions Brunei DPMM will not participate in the curtain-raiser AIA Community Shield for the upcoming season due to “precautionary travel restrictions”. In a tweet, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) said they have been notified by DPMM and is currently reviewing all options. More information will be 

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Juventus star Gigi Buffon caused controversy when greeting a Chinese fan after the Coppa Italia semi-final 1-1 draw with Milan and joking about the coronavirus. There is video circulating online of Buffon signing autographs in the mixed zone following Thursday’s match at San Siro. “I’m watching you, eh? Corona, eh? Damn, are you from Wuhan?” 

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Dele Alli has apologised for posting a social media video which has prompted a Football Association probe after the Tottenham star appeared to joke about the coronavirus. Alli’s Snapchat video showed him wearing a face mask in an airport departure lounge with the message ‘Corona whattt, please listen with volume’. The 23-year-old moved the camera 

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Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) midfielder Liridon Krasniqi is just a step away from donning the Harimau Malaya jersey. The 28-year-old is now a naturalised Malaysian citizen. Liridon would follow in the footsteps of Malaysia’s first naturalised player Mohamadou Sumareh as soon as final approval was obtained from FIFA. FAM will send the necessary documents regarding confirmation 

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