ASTON VILLA are to ask the Premier League to postpone Sunday’s conflict with Everton.
A minimum of 9 first-team gamers examined constructive for Covid-19 and have been isolating since Thursday.
Dean Smith’s Aston Villa need their sport in opposition to Everton on Sunday postponedCredit score: PA
Dean Smith and Co performed their children in a 4-1 FA Cup defeat to Liverpool on Friday.
Underneath-23s boss Mark Delaney took cost at Villa Park in opposition to a robust Reds aspect which included Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Jordan Henderson.
Nevertheless, the Villans called off tonight’s scheduled game against Tottenham.
Villa’s Bodymoor Heath base stays closed and the Midlanders are set to make a proper request to Premier League chiefs right now.
The Everton conflict was initially meant to go forward at 5.30pm on Saturday.
Nevertheless, it was pushed again to Sunday at midday as a result of Fulham’s sport with Chelsea moved from Friday night time to the Saturday night slot.
Their sport was postponed from December 30 after a coronavirus outbreak on the West London membership.
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Parker raged: “To verify a (Wednesday) Premier League sport at 9:30 on Monday morning is scandalous.
“It’s not concerning the fixture. I settle for we’ve to play, however it’s the discover.
“Possibly the individuals in these locations making these choices don’t perceive the way you handle groups and handle gamers.
“To have a sport known as on with 48 hours’ discover, Jose will know too effectively that you simply plan buildings and bodily components to gamers and what you do within the week and the way you play for one sport or one other.
“Tottenham knew that they had a fixture. His group choice on the weekend instructed that. He may have deliberate for that along with his group choice.
“It’s incorrect. I’m disenchanted and offended. It’s not proper for quite a few causes. That’s the reason I’m so offended.”
However Mourinho hit back: “Are you critical?
“I had the information I used to be not going to play them two hours earlier than the sport began.
I may ask why Aston Villa performed Liverpool on Friday and don’t play in opposition to me on Wednesday. I’m not crying about that.
“Do you wish to end the season or not? Would you like soccer to maintain going or not? Do you wish to be the one nation in Europe with out soccer or not?
“Do we would like the top of the season with champions, cup winners, relegation and with Europe, or we don’t? That’s the primary query.
“Come on, let’s play soccer. Let’s behave the most effective we will. Let’s shield our trade. Let’s shield our picture and let’s play soccer.
“I may additionally ask why Aston Villa performed Liverpool within the Cup on Friday and don’t play in opposition to me on Wednesday. I’m not crying about that.”
Villa’s children put up a valiant effort in opposition to a robust Liverpool group on FridayCredit score: Reuters
Jose Mourinho’s Spurs will play their rearranged sport in opposition to Fulham tonight as an alternative of dealing with VillaCredit score: Information Group Newspapers Ltd