The English Premier League after a shareholders meeting on Friday has restated their intention to complete the 2019/20 season
On Friday, all the 20 clubs were informed of the premier league intentions to restart and complete the current season, while following the government guidelines on COVID-19.
The English Premier League was halted on March 13, amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
It was agreed that the Premier League will only restart with government guidance and backing after due consultation with all parties concerned.
A statement from the premier league Read; “The league and clubs are considering the first tentative moves forward and will only return to training and playing with Government guidance, under expert medical advice and after consultation with players and managers.
“The league welcomed the creation of the Government medical working group for a return of elite sport, which met for the first time this morning.
“The clubs reconfirmed their commitment to finishing the 2019/20 season, maintaining integrity of the competition and welcomed the Government’s support.”
The United Kingdom coronavirus confirmed cases stand at 177,454 and over 27,000 deaths as of Friday 1 May.