New Delhi: The English Premier League (EPL) is considering to introduce mid-season winter break from the 2019 season. “The Premier League has been in discussions with the FA and EFL for several months regarding the challenges of the increasingly congested English football calendar, and ways in which we can work together to ease fixture congestion while also giving players a mid-season break,” the EPL said in a statement. Also Read - Cristiano Ronaldo Draws Level as Joint-Top Scorer in Football History, Twitterverse Hails Juventus Star For Record Feat

“Provided space can be found in the calendar, we are open to this in principle and will continue constructive discussions with our football stakeholders to seek a workable solution,” it added. Also Read - FIO vs CAG Dream11 Team Tips And Predictions, Serie A: Football Prediction Tips For Today’s Fiorentina vs Cagliari on January 10, Sunday

While the Football Association (FA) is the game’s governing body in England, the English Football League (EFL) is in charge of the three divisions below the EPL, which is the top-flight. Also Read - JUV vs SAS Dream11 Team Prediction Serie A 2020-21: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Playing Tips And Predicted XIs For Today's Juventus vs Sassuolo Football Match at Allianz Stadium 1:15 AM IST January 11 Monday

Some of the other top leagues in Europe like Spain’s La Liga (15 days), the Bundesliga in Germany (22 days) and Italy’s Serie A (14 days) all have winter breaks.

(With ANI inputs)