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La Liga season should be ended now, says former Barcelona star Stoichkov

Former Barcelona star Hristo Stoichkov believes it would be fairer to end the La Liga now, scrap relegation and promote two teams from the second division amid the coronavirus pandemic.

La Liga has been postponed indefinitely due to Covid-19, which has led to more than 12,640 deaths in Spain and over 69,450 globally.

Reigning champions Barcelona held a two-point lead over bitter rivals Real Madrid when the league was stopped, while Cadiz and Real Zaragoza occupied the promotion places in Segunda Division.

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Stoichkov – who won five La Liga titles and a European Cup among other honours during his time at Camp Nou – feels Barca should be crowned champions if no more games are played in 2019-20.