Leagues move at different speeds to recovery


As the European leagues are preparing to return from the break forced coronavirus, revealing case of testing in various championships, although, again, do not call into question plans to resume play.

Germany still plans to be the first of five “major” leagues ahead of Spain, Britain and Italy – France said on its season – to start on May 16 behind closed doors despite the events sobering Dynamo Dresden.

The second-tier club have been ordered to self-isolation for 14 days on Saturday after testing uncovered two new cases of coronavirus.

“There is no reason to call into question the whole season,” league CEO Christian Seifert told ZDFGerman broadcaster.

“It was always clear to me that it could happen. We are all êtreégrenage restart.”

Seifert warned, however, that other cases could coronavirus jeopardize plans to end the season before June 30 “it can reach a scale where it is not possible,” he said. “it will depend on how much time left to finish the season. “

games will be played behind closed doors and with up to 300 people, two teams, allowed each game.

in the period before the restart, all teams must go to a training camp quarantine for a week.

the German league on Thursday said 1724Testing of the 36 clubs in the top two divisions conducted in two rounds gave 10 positive points in the first set and two in the second.

These include two players and a fitness trainer in Cologne and a player and a physiothevioleur at Borussia Mönchengladbach, but only the persons concerned have been quarantined and teams continued training.

Three cases in Brighton, five in Spain

In the English Premier League, which hopes to resume from June to August, a third Brighton player tested positive on Saturday and was placed in isolation, CEO Paul Barber told Sky sports club.

The player was not named. A player from Brighton tested positive in March et another in April and recovered, the club announced.

“It is a concern,” said Barber.

“Despite all the measures we have taken in recent weeks, where players are not involved in extensive training at all, we still suffered from another player for the positive tepiquent virus. “

Moreover, players of Chelsea and Norwich and Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive while players from Leicester, Everton and Bournemouth all self-isolated after showing symptoms, but the club has not confirmed if they tested positive.

representatives of the Premier League and the clubs are to meet on Monday to discuss the final details of “Project Redboot time “, including the organization of matches behind closed doors on neutral ground and extending player contracts.

in Spain, players in the top two divisions have been authorized to carry out individual work at training ground last week at the start of a program to boost competition in the middle of June.

On Sundays, La Liga said five players and non-players troisles people tested positive.

The five players, who are not named, will be quarantined at home and tested again “in the coming days. “

The league president Javier Tebas said he hopes the tournament can resume June 12″ I want [the resumption season] be 12 June, but this will dependu number, “said Movistar Tebas.

case in Italy and Portugal

Series In Italy, which took over the individual training last week, four Sampdoria players, including one who had already recovered, and three of Fiorentina tested positive for coronavirus, the clubs announced Thursday.

clubs will have to wait until May 18 at the earliest group to begin training and Sports Minister Warned Wednesday that it was “impossible to fix a precise date” for the resumption of matches.

AC Milan Paolo Maldini technical director, who is recovering, and Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, who was given the clear fire, were among the most notable victims football early.

In Portugal, three players in Vitoria Guimaraes top flight have tested positive. They “are clinically healthy, asymptomatic and quarantine,” the club said in a statement Saturday.

The government announced on April 30 that the first division was allowed to resume the last weekend in May, behind closed doors, and subject to the approval of a health protocol.

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