While there are plenty who would see the current Premier League season scrapped, most are hoping for a way to complete the remaining matches behind closed doors. The Bundesliga is scheduled to return on May 16 but English football has yet to formulate its plan. A big meeting is on the calendar for Monday.
Liverpool’s players will begin small training sessions at Melwood soon, under the direction of the medical staff and not the coaches. But it’s a step towards a return of football and the anticipation builds.
Andy Robertson supports playing out the rest of the season’s matches as the most equitable choice available as long as teams can be assured of performing in safe environments.
“We want to finish the league, I think everyone does. That’s the fair way, as long as it’s safe and everything is safe about it, then nobody wants to be promoted or relegated or champions by not completing a season,” said Robbo.
“The Champions League is the biggest one of all, for me, they’re the top teams around the world but when you play with Liverpool, you understand the fans are desperate for the Premier League.
“That’s where we’re in a unique position. They’ve never won the Premier League, it’s been 30 years since the last league title, it’s a really long wait and we want to end that.”
Liverpool need two more wins from the remaining nine games to win the league title. It’s a moment that would cap off an incredible year for the club and hopefully signal the beginning of a historic run of glory.
Robertson would certainly like that to be true. The Scotsman would love to spend the rest of his career dominating Europe serving as Liverpool’s left-back.
“My ideal situation is to retire at Liverpool. It’s going to be quite hard but I’d love to be able to finish my career here, if I can keep my standards as high as that up to a James Milner type of age then I would be quite happy with that.
“I’ve always said that I would love to pull on the Celtic club. I’ve played for Dundee United, which I loved. You never say never, you’re a long time retired and I want to play for as long as I can. Whether that’s finishing up in Scotland or at one point going up to Scotland, then I’d be open to it.”
But, don’t fret. At 26-years-old, barring anything unmentionable, Robbo still has plenty of seasons of high-level play ahead of him.