At the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in France, Ligue 1 ending abruptly and PSG being topped champions.
- Last Updated: June 7, 2020, 6:51 PM IST
Paris St. Germain midfielder Ander Herrera revealed the gamers had been left shocked after it was introduced that Ligue1 season was getting cancelled in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
French authorities in April had introduced that each one sporting actions will stay suspended in the nation as a precautionary measure towards the unfold of COVID-19.
This noticed Ligue 1 ending abruptly and PSG being topped champions. Herrera admitted he feels the choice to take action was stunning contemplating different leagues across the continent are getting ready itself to renew matches. As for German Bundesliga, matches are already happening behind closed doorways.
“We were very surprised. I remember that in the team chat many of us were in shock, in fact some did not believe it,” Herrera was quoted as saying by Spanish outlet AS.
“I think it was a hasty decision because time is giving reason to the Bundesliga and hopefully the same will happen with the Spanish league and the rest.
“We additionally have no idea if the 2 French Cups might be performed in August, the Champions League doesn’t but have a return date… there are numerous unknowns but.”
Herrera isn’t the only one who thinks this way as earlier, Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas had also spoken about the same.
“It was an enormous resolution that was made and I can perceive why they took it,” Fabregas had told beIN SPORTS last month.
“But possibly it was taken a bit too quickly, contemplating rather a lot of the large leagues are nonetheless all attempting to renew.
“Although I completely understand the meaning behind it and it’s better to be safe in all accounts, because the most important is the families and the health security of everyone and support this 100 per cent,” he added.