Italian Serie A set to Resume Training

The Italian Serie A management and their Football Federation hopes that players can be tested for coronavirus at the start of May in preparation for the season to restart. The Italian Serie A has been under suspension since 9th of March because of the global pandemic coronavirus.

The was suspended indiniately but it seems there is a bit of improvement in the country so the need to resume the league and complete the 2019/20 league season. They have not yet fixed a date for the resumption of the league, they have 12 full rounds of matches and four outstanding fixtures to be played before the league ends.

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the Italian football federation president Gabriele Gravina said as soon as the conditions are right, we’ll finish the championship. Speaking to Sky Sports Italia, he also said: “Soon, there will be a meeting. We will establish the procedure which we will then communicate.

“We will start, I hope, at the beginning of May with tests to ensure that players are negative and training can follow. “Will we play through the summer? We don’t have a deadline but the idea is to finish the championships.” Italy has been one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis, and players at a number of clubs have been infected.

Juventus are currently topping the Italian Serie A table with one point followed by Lazio and nine clear of third-placed Inter Milan. Bottom place Brescia president Massimo Cellino has said he is ready to furfeit the club’s remaining games if the season resumes meaning he is not in support of league resuming soon. The Italian Serie A plans on testing every player before play and the remaining games will be played behind close doors.

Last week, German teams became the first from Europe’s top leagues to return to training, with precautions in place, Real Sociedad of Spain has also resumed training but with precautions in place as well.

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