sport news Jose Mourinho urges Premier League to find a fix for potential fixture backlog

Jose Mourinho urges Premier League to find a fix for potential fixture backlog as he warns Tottenham face an 'impossible' situation should their Premier League clash with Aston Villa be called off over Covid-19 outbreak Jose Mourinho has voiced his concern about a potential backlog of fixtures   Tottenham have already had two Premier League matches called of this season There is a prospect of a third being postponed, after a Covid outbreak at Villa  Portuguese boss has explained that would make Spurs's situation 'impossible' 

By Adrian Kajumba For Mailonline

Published: 14:47 GMT, 8 January 2021 | Updated: 14:47 GMT, 8 January 2021

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Jose Mourinho has called on the Premier League to show leadership and find a solution to avoid a fixture pile-up after declaring that having a third game postponed will be ‘impossible’ for Tottenham.

That prospect is a real one with Spurs’s trip to Aston Villa next week is in doubt after a coronavirus outbreak at the latter which will force them to play under-18 and under-23 players against Liverpool in the FA Cup tonight.

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The north Londoners already need their home game against Fulham rearranging after that was called off last month in similar circumstances.

Jose Mourinho has warned Tottenham cannot cope with yet another top flight postponement

Jose Mourinho has warned Tottenham cannot cope with yet another top flight postponement

A new date will also be needed for the return which was due to take place on April 24 as Spurs have now reached the Carabao Cup final where they will face Manchester City that weekend.

Mourinho said: ‘It’s the moment for the Premier League to show leadership and make decisions, decisions where of course a club like us that is trying everything, every day to be ready to play, to follow the rules that

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