Ligue 1 players don’t want to resume the season

first_imgThe justification that soccer players defend is that they will not return without adequate health safety conditions, they prefer not to run the risk of contagion. They are also not satisfied with the idea of ​​playing behind closed doors, something unavoidable when it comes to avoiding large crowds of people in stadiums. Further, The survey also reflects that 80% of the interviewees prefer that the current classification be taken as a reference and thus finish the leagues., instead of considering the season as “null”.Nowadays, the french league is working on a plan to return to competition linked to the gradual release from confinement, which will start on May 11 as announced by Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic. At the moment, only the date on which the starting gun will take place for the 2020/21 season is known. It will be on August 23, and has been set with this speed due to the need to formalize the payments of television rights. In France, the position of the First and Second division footballers regarding the possibility of resuming the league after the mitigation of the pandemic is quite clear. According to reports La Gazzetta dello Sport, the National Union of Professional Soccer Players, the French players’ union in the top two categories at the national level, has made an anonymous survey that addresses the possibility of returning or not to the playing fields. This union represents 94% of professional players in France; and the survey results show that the squads are reluctant to play again after the coronavirus crisis.last_img

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