The EFL have unveiled their plans for dealing with the coronavirus crisis.

A conference call was held earlier today between the board and representatives of their three divisions.

It has led to a commitment to complete the 2019/20 season "in order to protect competition integrity", subject to the public health situation allowing it.

To ease the financial strains on members, a £50million relief package will also be made available.

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The emergency meeting was brought in after the decision last Friday to suspend competitions until at least April 3 as a way of tackling the Covid-19 outbreak.

Many potential solutions to the crisis have been put forward since, including playing behind closed doors, ending the season as it is, or waiting for as long as it takes to restart this campaign.

The EFL have now indicated their preference is to find a way to bring this campaign to a finish.

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The statement read: "The primary objective, in order to protect competition integrity, is to deliver a successful conclusion to the 2019/20 season, subject to the overriding priority around health and well-being.

"Plans continue to be developed on the agreed principle that it is in the best interests of the EFL and clubs to complete the current season at the appropriate time."

Financial problems brought on by the lack of gate receipts were also high on the agenda.

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In a bid to stave off problems in the short-term, the league intend to bring forward payments to clubs, while also making interest-free loans available.

The statement continued: "The cash injection is included as part of a series of measures, that includes potential government support to help clubs and their associated businesses through this period of uncertainty.

"The EFL welcomes last night’s announcement made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and is continuing discussions to understand how our clubs can access the funding made available to support businesses."