Fulham are furious with plans to postpone their postponed Tottenham game to WEDNESDAY at short notice as Covid hit Aston Villa may not be able to face Spurs
- Aston Villa had to eliminate the youth on Friday against Liverpool in the defeat in the FA Cup against Liverpool
- The club’s Covid-19 outbreak has cast doubt on Wednesday’s Premier League clash
- Villa are set to play against Tottenham but Spurs could face Fulham now
- The game between Spurs and Fulham was postponed on December 30th
Fulham have been irritated by the Premier League’s proposals to postpone Wednesday’s game against Tottenham amid growing expectations that the clash between Jose Mourinho and Aston Villa will be canceled.
The Premier League is currently looking into the possibility of Fulham taking on Spurs instead of Villa on Wednesday to avoid falling behind in the fixtures later in the season.
However, Sportsmail believe Fulham was deeply frustrated with attempts to play with the shoe in a game on short notice, especially if they faced Chelsea just 48 hours later.
Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham could face Fulham rather than Aston Villa on Wednesday
Spurs beat Marine in the FA Cup on Sunday but still don’t know who to prepare for
It is understood that Stamford Bridge Club would – reluctantly – agree to postpone the West London derby by 24 hours by playing on a Saturday. This would give Scott Parker’s men additional recovery time.
Even so, the proposals, especially the timing, have upset Fulham.
Parker’s team played QPR in the FA Cup on Saturday and eventually won 2-0 after extra time.
Villa’s first team are still isolated and their children lost to Liverpool over the weekend
Scott Parker’s Fulham could be forced to fulfill their postponed encounter with Spurs this week
Parker went into the game, however, unclear what plans were underway for her on Wednesday.
Sources claim the Fulham boss might have approached the clash with QPR had he known his team could take on two Premier League London derbies within 48 hours.
It is understood that Fulham was informed informally on Sunday of the possible game reorganization and is still waiting for official news this morning.
As it stands, Spurs will continue to face Dean Smith’s side who played the boys on Friday night in their 4-1 loss to Liverpool in the FA Cup following a Covid outbreak that caused the Midlands Club to close their training grounds Player had to compete.
Carlos Vinicius scored a hat trick for Spurs against Marine in a formidable display
Villa’s first-team bladder – including players and staff – was retested over the weekend and it is believed that the situation has not improved significantly from the previous round of testing.
The Premier League is proposing the solution to the game, to give Villa time to resolve her problems and to provide Spurs with a game so that there are no problems with piling up in the future.
When asked about the situation after his team’s 5-0 win over Marine, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho insisted on preparing for Villa, telling Sky Sports: “Nobody told me I wouldn’t play like this [on Monday morning] We are preparing for this game and on the same Tuesday, unless someone tells us otherwise. ”