Project Restart which will see English football taking flight after a 2 month hiatus has just been setback with another 2 club testing positive to Covid 19.
The English Premier League confirmed on Saturday that two personals have tested positive from 2 separate clubs after a second round of testing, it said that 996 players and club staff were tested over the three days. In view of the upcoming restart, the Premier League clubs have been allowed to start small-group training from Tuesday after the top flight football league in England was suspended on March 13 due to coronavirus outbreak.
In the first round of testing, 748 players and club staff were tested on May 17 to 18, with six from three clubs were tested positive.
There are strong contention among players and clubs on whether it will be safe to get back in the pitch until a vaccine is found, while top clubs like Liverpool and Manchester United have remained mum about the restart, bottom table teams have voiced concerns. Among them, Watford skipper Troy Deeney has been the strongest critic calling the field an unsafe environment for the father of 5. England International, Danny Rose has also spoken out on the resumption, calling out the FA as using the players as ‘lab rats.’
No information has been given on which are the teams, but things are getting scary on the notion on how vastly the virus has spread in UK. The country has 257,000 Covid 19 cases with 36,675 deaths, its one of the worst hit nations in Europe with daily reports continue to be by the hundreds.