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David Silva, Olivier Giroud and Jan Vertonghen: The Premier League players facing contract uncertainty if season is extended

A look at the English top-flight players who are about to come to the end of their current deals

The delay to the Premier League season caused by the coronavirus outbreak could mean uncertainty for those players out of contract this summer.

There will be no games in the top flight until at least April 4 as part of measures to combat the global pandemic.

A longer-term stoppage could see the season run on into the summer, past the standard expiry date of top-level contracts on June 30 – forcing teams to either hand out new deals, agree a short-term solution or replace key men.

It has been reported that Fifa and the English Football Association are prepared to grant special dispensation for short-term rolling contracts should this season extend beyond that date due to the pandemic.

Click or swipe through the photo gallery above to see which Premier League players are coming to the end of their current deals this summer.

Published: March 17, 2020 08:08 AM

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