Premier League Premier League set for mid-season break, claims FA chief executive Ryan Benson 21:34 5/30/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Premier League After years of debate and discussion, the FA’s chief executive has confirmed the Premier League will get a mid-season break The Premier League is getting closer to the implementation of a mid-season break after the Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn claimed it will “very soon” be introduced.A period of rest has been a regular topic of debate in English football over the last 10 years or so, with some putting the country’s international failings down to the lack of respite afforded to players during the campaign.All of the other top five European leagues have breaks over the Christmas period, while coaches and players brought to England from abroad have often suggested changes should be made to bring English football into line with other countries. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Although it was not confirmed when precisely in the calendar the break will take place, it has been reported that a two-week rest will allow players time to recuperate after the usually hectic festive schedule.Addressing FA councillors, Glenn said: “We’re working closer and more collaboratively with the professional game than at any time in recent years.”Very soon this will pay dividends with the creation of a mid-season break, which is a much-needed improvement for our clubs and England teams.” Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.