Nottingham Forest defender Michael Dawson is not a fan of allowing Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion promotion to the Premier League, he told Sky Sports.
The Reds currently sit fifth in the Championship Play-off places, five points ahead of Bristol City in seventh and 10 points behind West Bromwich Albion who sit in second in the automatic promotion places.
However, with reports stating that the illness has yet to peak in the UK, this date is likely to be pushed back.
Forest’s No. 20 responded to a question on how the season should be concluded.
Will Forest achieve promotion to the Premier League this season?
“That is all ifs and buts,” Dawson told Sky Sports. “For me, I think the season will finish at some point, it has to finish, in my opinion.
“I don’t know how you can just say with nine games to go that the top-two teams get promoted and go on like that. That for me is impossible to happen.
“Look, whenever it may finish in September, October, November, we haven’t got a timescale. But the game, for me, have to finish in whatever way and the capacity it can be.”
To conclude this season, there should be no special treatment given to any side. When it is safe and healthy to do so, the campaign should be completed, even if it takes up until Christmas.
Dawson is spot on. But we all have to acknowledge at this stage that safety comes first.