London Mayor Sadiq Khan has opposed the resumption of matches of the Premier League football in the capital of England.
The season in English football was interrupted due to the spread of the coronavirus. Earlier it was reported that the championship of England could resume on June 12.
“Sadiq Khan really wants the Premier League and professional sports as a whole to resume. However, given that the country is still in the grip of this crisis and hundreds of people are dying every day, he believes that it’s too early to discuss the issue of resuming the Premier League.” league in the capital, “- quotes a representative of the City Hall Standard Sport.
“As a Liverpool fan, Sadiq Khan wants the championship to return, but this can only happen when it is safe and will not put an additional burden on the National Health Service. The mayor is also concerned about the well-being of players competing in all professional sports, not just in football.
There are huge questions about how players can safely train, ride and play matches without the risk of spreading the infection, “the spokesman added.
Clubs and the Premier League on Monday could not agree on plans to resume the season, as the teams do not intend to play out the tournament in neutral fields. The material notes that the London “Arsenal”, “Chelsea” and “Tottenham” were among the clubs that expressed their disagreement.