European football weighs cost of Covid-19 pandemic
30 May 2020 | 12:00 pm
Europe's football clubs suspended matches and training as the coronavirus spread across the continent – now, they are weighing the financial implications of their forced time out. Analysts say ending the season early could cost top clubs over €4 billion. Kieran Maguire, a football finance lecturer at the University of Liverpool, tells us how the crisis could change the way the industry is run. Also on the show: Germany abandons its "black zero" budget rules to boost the economy, and Japanese sake producers turn spirits into hand sanitiser.