- UEFA Champions League may return to the screens in August
- August 8 and 9 have been set as new dates for resumption
- Most leagues in Europe are bracing up to resume in June
UEFA chiefs are reportedly planning to have the Champions League return on August 8, 2020 after it was suspended, no thanks to the ravaging coronavirus crisis.
The pandemic has disrupted the competition since February with some second round matches yet to be concluded.
According to the latest report, the remaining second round fixtures will be played on August 8 and 9 while the quarter-final will be played the from August 11 to 15.
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In the same month, the semis will hold from 18 to 22 as well as the final which is billed to hold in the Turkish capital of Istanbul on August 29 in Istanbul.
Premier League clubs are preparing to resume training from the month of May as FA authorities have penned down June 8 for the continuation of the 2019/2020 season.
The season was suspended indefinitely after the April 3 was not feasible following the continued spread of the dreaded novel coronavirus.
Government officials have stated that the football will not be given any preference over any other thing as players and staff would be tested before they are allowed to engage in any activity.
Stars could be forced to train under quarantine and there have even been talks of players turning up for sessions already in their kits to avoid changing rooms.
Also, Bundesliga is set to become the first European league to resume matches after the German government is ready to ease restrictions during the pandemic.
May 15, 2020, is the likely date for the remaining round of matches in the German league to begin as a meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6, Reuter claims.
The decision would also affect large shops that have been shut down during the pandemic from May 11, and games will come under strict conditions without fans in stadiums.
Legit.ng earlier reported that football in Spain could return next month as the Spanish league body is putting all measures in place for the resumption of the 2019-20 season.
The European country started easing out of coronavirus lockdown last week having been seriously hit by the deadly virus.
All football activities were suspended in March to ensure the safety of players and all other stakeholders in and out of the pitch.
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