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New ECA study forecasts Covid-19 will now cost top clubs over €5bn

An empty Estadio da Luz ahead of 2019-20 Uefa Europa League Round of 32 match between Benfica and Shakhtar Donetsk (by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images).

The Covid-19 pandemic is now forecast to cost top-flight clubs from Europe more than €5bn ($5.9bn/£4.5b