Roma midfielder Javier Pastore shares his thoughts on the coronavirus crisis and believes it might be impossible to finish the current season.
Pastore has voiced out his fears on the coronavirus pandemic, saying ihe fears this season might not be considered.
Italy has been the European country most affected by the virus and the Serie A has the highest number among players and figures.
Juventus’ Daniele Rugani was the first to test positive for the virus, before five other Sampdoria players tested positive not long later.
Blaise Matuidi also tested positive earlier this week and just today, Dybala, Milan director Maldini and his son all tested positive too.
Pastore is of the opinion that a lot has been affected and the current season is at threat of not being completed.
“We’ll see if we play again from this season or the next. To be honest, I think it’ll be impossible to finish the season, as we need at least 20-30 days of training to be ready,” Pastore told Radio Impacto quoted by Football-Italia.
“All the clubs will lose money, but I think it’s pretty much impossible to resume where we left off. It would mean ending later and later, so having to move the start of the next campaign.”
“But we can’t do that, because next summer there’s the Euros, the Copa America, etc.”
Pastore has featured sparingly for Roma this season, totaling a mere 470 minutes and is yet to score so far for the Giallorossi.