The Premier League is discussing whether the penultimate round should be postponed to the middle of the week so that fans can participate.

After the government suspended its roadmap on Monday, up to 10,000 fans will be allowed into the stadiums from May 17 if everything goes according to plan, which may mean the final round of Premier League games could be played in front of an audience .

However, there are concerns that admitting fans to a single round at the end of the season could undermine the Premier League’s athletic integrity as it would give home clubs a boost compared to away teams.

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There could be some crucial games on the last day of the season: Fulham will host relegation rivals Newcastle United and Spurs travel to Leicester City with both clubs battling for European qualifiers.

It had raised fears that the boom in home clubs by allowing spectators to attend these games would give them an unfair advantage over clubs that had to play all of their running behind closed doors.

The Athletic report says that to counter those fears, the Premier League is looking at the potential to move the 37th round to midweek to allow fans to participate so any club can have fans before the end of the season.

It would also allow the clubs to test certain protocols instead of going into the next season as they did not include any fans in that campaign.

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The move would be a boost for Everton as the Toffees are set to face Manchester City away on the last day of the season.

Under the proposed new schedule, Everton could welcome fans to Goodison Park if they host wolves.

Since the FA Cup final will take place on May 15th, two games will likely have to be postponed to midweek anyway, depending on which teams reach the final.