A winter break has been discussed before and is being done so again, with the Premier League, in principle, open to the concept.
It said in a statement: "The Premier League has been in discussions with the FA and EFL
for several months regarding the challenges of the increasingly congested English football calendar, and ways in which we can work together to ease fixture congestion while also giving players a mid-season break.
"Provided space can be found in the calendar, we are open to this in principle and will continue constructive discussions with our football stakeholders to seek a
Some of the top leagues across Europe, including Spain's LaLiga, the Bundesliga in Germany and Italy's Serie A all take midseason breaks.
The Premier League is expected to make an announcement about the next round of television rights next week, which could give more of a clue as to the possibility of
such a break, with reports saying one has been referenced in tender documents.