Chelsea‘s Antonio Rudiger is one of the premier League‘s football stars who don’t believe that it would be ideal for the season which has been halted since March due to the coronavirus pandemic to resume when the crisis is still ongoing.
There have been far-reaching discussions for the season to resume in neutral venues and behind closed doors, until the coronavirus crisis is completely over but Rudiger believes that most footballers would not be in the right state of mind to give their best on the field of play.
While trying to justify his stance on the raging debate about whether the 2019-2020 season should resume or not, the Belgian International stressed that he would personally feel uncomfortable to play a football match when he knows that people are dying somewhere due to the pandemic.
The Chelsea defender said he wished that football could start but the danger of restarting the season is far too scaring than his desire to return to competitive football.
Antonio Rudiger wants Liverpool to be given the title
Hence, Antonio Rudiger urged the league management to give Liverpool football club the Premier League title since the club is topping the league table with a whopping 25 points with just 9 matches left to play.
But such a suggestion would not go down well with Manchester City that is sitting next to Liverpool on the league table with 10 matches left to play. The club still fancies the chance of overtaking Liverpool despite the huge gap between them.
“Honestly, as far as I’m concerned they can give Liverpool the title. At the end of the day they deserve it, they’ve had a great season and are leading the table with, oh I don’t know how many points”, the Chelsea defender told ZDF in an interview.
“The thing is they [Liverpool] were going to win the thing anyway, so I think the title is theirs ethically. Of course, I hope that the season can be finished and it will be sporting for everyone.
“If we continue to play and there is a danger, and we ignore that while people are dying somewhere in the world, I don’t know if that would sit right on my conscience.
“If everything fits and it comes from those in charge that it’s okay, there’s no danger, then we can start. But if there is a danger that it will start again and more people will get infected [we can’t start again].”