Monday, May 18, 2020

Coronavirus: Premier League Clubs have unanimously agreed to Step up training procedures

Premier league clubs have unanimously agreed to step up training procedures and have agreed on a Medical protocol in a bid to shelter players from the effect of the coronavirus pandemic.

A statement from the League read: “Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to return to small-group training from tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday), the first step towards restarting the Premier League, when safe to do so. 

“Step One of the Return to Training Protocol enables squads to train while maintaining social distancing. Contact training is not yet permitted. 

“This first stage has been agreed in consultation with players, managers, Premier League club doctors, independent experts and the Government. 

“Strict medical protocols of the highest standard will ensure everyone returns to training in the safest environment possible. 

“The health and wellbeing of all participants is the Premier League’s priority, and the safe return to training is a step-by-step process.

“Full consultation will now continue with players, managers, clubs, the PFA and LMA as protocols for full-contact training are developed.”

As of Tuesday, clubs will be able to begin training in groups providing a round of testing for Covid-19 proves negative.

Last Weekend, The Bundesliga restarted in Germany while in Spain the Clubs are training in groups.

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