Several Premier League clubs are pressuring league officials to postpone all games until the new year amid a nationwide spike in Covid-19 omicron infections. 

The League board already canceled tonight's match between and Tottenham. Chelsea and still expect to play later today, even though Lukaku, Callum Hudson-Odoi, , Ben Chilwell, and midfielder Mateo Kovacic tested positive. Liverpool and Newcastle intend to go on despite , Fabinho, and Curtis Jones, who all tested positive for Covid. 

“While recognizing a number of clubs are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, it is the League's intention to continue its current fixture schedule where safely possible. The health and wellbeing of all concerned remains our priority,” the Premier League stated. 

In other words, if a game can go ahead right now, the Premier League will let it proceed. 

Four more Premier League matches postponed due to Covid

Southampton v Brentford, Watford v Palace, v Norwich, Everton v Leicester have all been declared postponed this weekend on top of Man United v Brighton. The outbreak at United has left the Red Devils unable to field a team. 

Although half of the games are canceled this weekend, Premier League chiefs remain undecided on suspending all games for the remainder of the year. Those include both Carabo Cup quarter-final matches and Boxing Day games.  

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