The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

The Premier League season is set to restart on June 17, three months after it was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, British media reported on Thursday.

No matches have been played since Leicester’s 4-0 win over Aston Villa on March 9, with Liverpool just two wins away from securing the title.

The BBC reported that the first two matches would be Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal. Those matches are the two games in hand.

Ahead of the restart of the league, newsmen compiles a list of top scorers before the Premier League was suspended on March 13 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jamie Vardy (Leicester) 19 goals

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) 17

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 16


Sergio Agüero (Manchester City) 16

Danny Ings (Southampton) 15

Sadio Mané (Liverpool) 14

Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) 14

Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) 13

Raúl Jiménez (Wolves) 13

Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton) 13

Harry Kane (Tottenham) 11

Anthony Martial (Manchester United) 11

Teemu Pukki (Norwich) 11

Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) 11

Chris Wood (Burnley) 11

Richarlison (Everton) 10

Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City) 10

Son Heung-Min (Tottenham) 9

Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) 8

Firmino (Liverpool) 8

Dele Alli (Tottenham) 8

Neal Maupay (Brighton) 8

Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) 8

Callum Wilson (Bournemouth)

Riyad Mahrez (Man City) 7

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