Premier League: Team celebrations, spitting, others to be banned when season resumes

Premier League: Team celebrations, spitting, others to be banned when season resumes

- Premier League chiefs are considering banning team celebration

- The 2019/2020 league season is likely to resume in a matter of weeks

- UK government is expected to make an announcement relaxing the lockdown

There would be lots of changes when the English Premier League resumes after the lockdown is relaxed in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.

It was gathered that there is a likelihood the situation where players will celebrate with their team-mates after a goal is scored will be banned for a while.

Government is expected to ease the lockdown as from Sunday evening and ‘Project Restart’ is making efforts to ensure the suspended 2019/2020 league season resumes in a couple of weeks.

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Should this happen, many regular acts on and off the pitch will be banned and no one knows how long this will last.

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Telegraph reports that players will not be allowed to share water bottles or even swap shirts in their usual practice.

These changes could last up to twelve months according to findings, but the punishments to be served have not been determined.

Spitting will be a major issue especially and will even be banned from the training ground, something clubs will have to police themselves, but on the pitch it is likely to lead to a yellow card or potentially more.

There are 92 games left to play in the Premier League and there has been numerous different options suggested for how the league could change, including more substitutes and even shorter halves.

A number of Arsenal stars have reported to training after 47 days in isolation, no thanks to the coronavirus crisis which has killed over 265,000 people across the world.

The Gunners are battle ready and are hoping the suspended league resumes as quickly as possible as some players have returned.

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Defender David Luiz and reserve keeper Emiliano Martinez were the first couple of players to be pictured arriving at the London Colney training centre in Hertfordshire.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Harry Kane hands Tottenham Hotspur injury boost following his return to first-team training with Premier League clubs gradually reopening for business.

All football actions in England had been suspended owing to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic all around the world.

However, with teams having nine matches each left to play in the 2019-20 season, the UK government has begun to ease out of COVID-19 lockdown, while granting clubs access to train.

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