The premier league announced on Thursday that it has taken drastic action in tackling the spread of coronavirus. In a statement as reported on its website.
“fair-play handshake will not take place between players and match officials from this weekend until further notice based on medical advice.
“On entering the field of play, the two teams will continue to line up, accompanied by the Premier League music, then players from the home team will walk past their opposition without shaking their hands.
Football matches have been postponed in different parts of the world due to the spread of the virus.
Clubs in England are taking measures to help comb the spread of the viral infection.
Southampton, have banned players from taking selfies or signing autographs with fans.
It is unlikely premier league games will be halted because of this viral infection.