- Premier League teams are preparing huge incentives for players to return to the field
- The global pandemic has stopped footballing activities from holding around the world
- However, it is understood players are not happy with the unethical behaviour of how they are being persuaded to return to action
Premier League clubs are reportedly trying to persuade players to restart the new season despite thousands of deaths being recorded during the global pandemic.
It is understood with the players are not happy with the unethical behavior exhibited by clubs and stars have held discussions regarding the issue in recent weeks.
Reports from Mail claim the top-flight division players are growing increasingly "wary of their employers’ motives".
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Some of the clubs can not wait for the league to resume and complete their remaining matches in order to avoid huge financial losses.
It is also understood that players could benefit from new contracts if they adhere to their club's stance.
Teams are also getting senior pros to rally their players, whether the season should restart or remain with their wage reduction scheme.
Footballers will have to sign a coronavirus code of practice before any resumption as some teams are not keen to return whereby encouraging players unwilling to return not to sign them.
Teams are also rumoured to be not keen on the plans to return, are encouraging sceptical players not to sign them.
And if players refuse to sign the COVID-19 code of practice, it could derail plans for the league to resume.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Odion Ighalo has become a surprise target for Premier League against Newcastle once their £300million takeover is completed.
The former Nigerian international is currently on loan at Man United and the 30-year-old is favoured to earn a permanent deal at Old Trafford.
But the Magpies are looking to make themselves a force to reckon with in the English top-flight division next season.
United will need to pay Ighalo's parent club Shanghai Shenhua £20million to make his deal permanent but reports claim Newcastle are looking to overtake United in the deal.
Legit.ng also reported that Cristiano Ronaldo still worried about what people think about him despite what he has achieved in the game, former Man United teammate Rio Ferdinand claims.
The 35-year-old over the years has won five Ballon d'Or trophies as well as league titles in England, Spain and Italy and the Champions League.
With Ronaldo's achievements, he has cemented his place as one of the world's greatest ever players.
But former teammate Ferdinand claims that the Juventus striker is still bothered about not getting the recognition he deserves.
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