Premier League bosses want Man United vs Spurs to kick-off season resumption

Premier League bosses want Man United vs Spurs to kick-off season resumption

- The Man United and Spurs fixture was initially slated for the weekend before the Premier League was suspended over COVID-19

- The match could now be played on Friday night, June 12, in a fresh timetable drawn up by league bosses

- However, Mourinho is opposed to the plans, with the Spurs boss insisting players need a month's training to achieve match fitness

Premier League chiefs reportedly want a mouthwatering clash pitting Man United and Tottenham Hotspur to kick-start season resumption.

The 2019/20 league campaign has been on hold following the global outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

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However, there are earnest plans to have action resume with the league's top brass keen to have the more than 90 matches yet to be played concluded.

Despite all the 20 top-flight clubs yet to agree on the campaign restarting, Metro UK reports the EPL is pushing ahead with its plans for 'Project Restart' and have already drawn up a timetable on how the season will be finished.

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League bosses are looking to have a string of matches every weekend, with fixtures spread across from Friday to Monday.

And to kick off the restart mission, a Friday night tie between United and Spurs has been earmarked as the first fixture to usher in the end of the campaign plan.

The match was initially slated for the weekend the Premier League was suspended.

Although the Premier League is exploring the avenue of having action restart on Friday, June 12, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho is of contrary opinion.

Mourinho is said to have made his concerns known during a meeting among managers on Wednesday, May 13.

According to the Portuguese, players need at least four weeks to be match fit - a concern understood to be shared by a number of his compatriots including Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl. earlier reported that Premier League board have reportedly banned tackling in training among the players as the English topflight gears up to resume after after almost three months that the term went on break.

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The threat of coronavirus has been stopping the Premier League from resuming with the League body yet to come up with the official date for resumption.

Although there have been reports that the body in charge of the Premier League are preparing to make the season resume in June this year.

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