Premier League players set to stage walkout over concerns tight match fixtures

Premier League players set to stage walkout over concerns tight match fixtures

- Premier League players could stage a protest on the rescheduling of matches due to Coronavirus pandemic

- Footballers believe organizers of the league want the season to end early and resume in less than a month

- The English top-flight division players have discussed with their union to ensure proper break

Premier League players are ready to protest over concerns of the number of games they would play if the season resumes on April 30, The Sun reports.

Players are concerned that organizers of the league are determined to end the season during the summer and rush into the 2020-21 campaign despite the seven-week break.

According to the Sun, players have discussed with their union to help ensure there is a proper break before going into the new season.

The Premier League will be resuming at the end of April due to Coronavirus concerns and it is understood the campaign would extend to 14 months without proper rest.

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Reports claim the league would finish on July 12, and a new season will commence less than a month later on August 8.

It is believed the short term rest will raise a number of injury concerns and the fatigue will also lead to the quality of football.

FIFA, UEFA and the EFL have been discussing on how the current would end due to the delay of matches.

Top competitions like Euro 2020 and next summer's Copa America have been delayed a year, while Fifa's Club World Cup is on hold.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Odion Ighalo has passed a message to all football fans that their health is much more important than anything else during this period of the Coronavirus pandemic, cited on Mirror.

The 30-year-old completed a January move to Man United and has won the heart of many fans around the world.

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He has scored four goals in eight matches, keeping the Red Devils in three competitions including the Premier League, FA Cup and Europa League.

Legit.ng also reported that Mike Tyson told Eminem that he will kill anybody that would have disrespected the man who discovered his talent in boxing Cus D'Amato, cited on Twitter.

The legendary boxing trainer took Tyson off the streets and moulded him into a professional boxer but did not witness when Iron Mike became in the youngest heavyweight in 1985.

The Baddest Man on the Planet told multi-platinum award-winning artist Eminem how he met his father figure D'Amato and how he would deal with anybody that dares to disrespect him.

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