The sports Minister of Italian football Vincenzo Spadafora gave a disturbing statement on the resumption of the Italian Serie A league, according to the minister he said:
“It’s too early to even talk about the Italian football season restarting.”
The Italian Serie A authority has given clubs the permission to restart individual training sessions from today Monday at training grounds.
However, team training will not be allowed until 18 May the earliest date to resume group training.
The league which has been in suspension since on 9 March due to the coronavirus pandemic could just wait a little longer to resume judging from Vincenzo Spadafora the Italian Sports Minister.
The minister said: “I read strange things around but nothing has changed.” “In terms of the resumption of the championship, for now, we don’t talk about it,” Vincenzo Spadafora added.
Serie A and the Italian football federation (FIGC) both want the season to resume and be completed the Italian government have not given them the go-ahead to do so yet. Recently the French league has been abandoned with Paris St-Germain awarded the title.
In Germany, the Bundesliga is set to resume their league to become the first league in Europe to return to competition. Officials suggested a resumption on 9 May, but the government delayed the decision, and a restart may now be 16 or 23 May.
In Spain, La Liga is working towards its clubs, returning to training as soon as possible after the government approved plans.