De Laurentiis feels that having a potential pre-season of only three weeks is not long enough and he feels that the 2020-21 season should start on October 4 instead.
It means four of Europe’s top-five leagues are committed to finishing the coronavirus-disrupted campaign, with only Ligue 1 having declared the season over.
Italy is already well into Phase Two of the coronavirus pandemic response, with deaths and new cases falling daily for several weeks.
“We are working on two possible dates to begin Serie A games, on June 13 or 20,” Spadafora told Rai TG3.
“The protocol arrived for resuming the season and it is very similar to the one that was agreed for training. On Thursday, we’ll decide if and when to resume.”
The research group CIES Football Observatory have just released its most valuable squads in the transfer market from Europe’s top-five leagues, and it is the current European and World Champions who now sit top the pile.
Spanish giants Barcelona (€1.17b) and Real Madrid (€1.1b) are third and fourth respectively, with Chelsea shockingly in fifth place (€1.08b) despite having been banned from signing players in last summer’s transfer window.
The news followed on from Getafe president Angel Torres confirming his side will not travel to Italy for their scheduled Europa League tie at Inter.
“Unless this situation change a lot, Getafe will not travel to Italy tomorrow,” Torres told Onda Cero on Tuesday night.
The Italian national Olympic committee confirmed the news on Monday, which includes all matches in Serie A, Italy’s highest football division, but does not cover Italian clubs or national teams competing in international competitions such as the Champions League.
The committee, which oversees all sporting events in the country, said in a statement that the suspension will last until April 3 and that it would request a government decree to impose its decision.
Italy’s Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora says Serie A will “go ahead” with games played behind closed doors following a meeting held in Rome.
Serie A has been thrown into chaos following a string of postponements due to the ever-growing spread of the Coronavirus in the country.
However only games in certain regions have been cancelled.
This has led to in fighting between many of the clubs, with some stating that either all games go ahead, behind closed doors, or they should all be postponed.
Today a meeting was held between the clubs and Italy’s Minister of Sport, Vincenzo Spadafora, in order to resolve the ever-growing crisis.
Circle your calendars, as we identify the Roma biggest fixtures in the 2019-20 Serie A schedule. The new season ramps up quickly as the second weekend on September 1 brings us the first Rome Derby as Lazio host Roma. The return leg of the Rome Derby is in Week 23, which is February 9.
There is a Turin flavor to the end of season as Roma travel to Turin for the last two matches of the season, where they will meet Torino and Juventus respectively.
Eden Hazard stroked home the deciding spot kick after 90 minutes and extra time could not separate the two sides at 2-2 on aggregate.
And he indicated after the dramatic events at Stamford Bridge that he has no intention of leaving the club.
Jose Mourinho could be returning to Serie A this summer, but his likely destination appears to be Rome and not Milan.
The Italian giants sacked Eusebio Di Francesco earlier this season, while Claudio Ranieri is currently in charge on an interim basis until the end of the campaign.
It has been a difficult season for Roma, who reached the Champions League semi-finals just 12 month ago. The hiring of a serial winner like Mourinho would be a major indication of the Giallorossi’s ambition and a statement of intent.