The British government have given green light for the restart of Premier league while prioritising safety.
After a meeting between the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sports, Oliver Dowden, and Football Authorities on the restart of the premier league.
The Bundesliga is set to resume tomorrow behind closed doors and will be the first to restart among the five major European leagues amid the coronavirus pandemic.
An agreement has been reached for the English Premier league to restart in June while prioritizing the safety of players, coaches, and staff.
“Today’s positive meeting I hosted with the football authorities progressed plans for the resumption of the professional game in England. Dowden said
“We all agreed that we will only go ahead if it is safe to do so and the health and welfare of players, coaches, and staff come first.
“The government is opening the door for competitive football to return safely in June. he added.
“This should include widening access for fans to view live coverage and ensure finances from the game’s resumption supports the wider football family.
Football authorities have been told by the government to finalise plans to achieve the restart plan while also promising to support any decision taken by the authorities.
“It is now up to the football authorities to agree and finalise the detail of their plans, and there is combined goodwill to achieve this for their fans, the football community, and the nation as a whole.
“The government and our medical experts will continue to offer guidance and support to the game ahead of any final decision which would put these plans into action.”