Premier League: Two positive at two clubs in latest coronavirus tests


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‘We desire to be versatile’ – Premier League chief executive Richard Masters speaks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan

Two new cases of coronavirus, at two separate clubs, had been learned after doubtlessly the most fresh round of Premier League assessments.

Tests had been performed on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of final week, with 996 gamers and membership workers tested overall.

Gamers or membership workers who have tested sure will now self-isolate for a duration of seven days.

This time the assessments available to every membership was as soon as increased from 40 to 50.

On 19 Might per chance per chance additionally the Premier League announced that within the foremost round, six tested sure from three clubs. That includedWatford’s Adrian MariappaandBurnley assistant supervisor Ian Woan. A entire of 748 gamers and membership workers had been tested between 17-18 Might per chance per chance additionally.

Squads started non-contact training from Tuesday.

The Premier League has been suspended since 13 March thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, with 92 fixtures final.

Speaking on Friday, Premier League chief executive Richard Masters mentioned the league was as soon as“as confident as we could well per chance also also be”about restarting in June.

Asked what date the Premier League was as soon as concentrating on for a return, Masters mentioned it must be “versatile” and could well per chance be taught from the resumption of the Bundesliga.

On Saturday the Spanish Prime Minister mentionedLa Liga can resume within the abet of closed doors from 8 June.

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