The only decision made at Premier League meeting that will affect Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham

Premier League clubs are believed to still be split over whether or not to finish the season in neutral venues.

However, clubs at today’s meeting are believed to have decided to extend players’ contracts that were due to expire on June 30.

Senior figures from all 20 Premier League clubs held their latest video conference on Monday to discuss a range of matters.

One of those issues discussed was Project Restart, and the plans for finishing the current 2019/20 campaign.

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But as expected, and previously reported, no official call has yet been made on the plans and whether they will be used to finish the season.

But while nothing has yet been decided on whether the Premier League campaign will resume, clubs, according to multiple reports, did give the green light to temporarily extend the contracts of players that were up at the end of next month until the season can be completed.

The move also means that on-loan players can have their loans extended as well, although both clubs and the player will have to agree to the extension.

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And according to The Times, the Premier League is to ask the government to reconsider its neutral grounds directive at a request of more than half its clubs.

It is believed that the government is keen on games being staged at neutral venues to avoid mass gatherings outside stadiums.

But going off the latest reports, it appears the bottom six clubs may have gained more support in opposing the idea.

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Earlier in the day, both the Premier League and Championship were given the green light from the government to return behind closed doors from June 1st.

The government, as per their latest guidance, have said that matches will be able to be played for broadcast, stating: “Cultural and sporting events to take place behind closed…


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