West Ham's Karren Brady confident Premier League can overcome restart challenges
LONDON: West ham vice president Karren Brady insists that each Premier league The club wants to complete the season even though there are many obstacles to restart the campaign.
Clubs were presented with plans to restart the league project at a meeting on Friday and were told that the remaining 92 games of the 2019-2020 season should be played in neutral venues.
That is an additional point of conflict for a litany of other logistical problems, as there is still opposition on grounds of sports integrity over the idea of not ending the campaign locally.
At yesterday's meeting, each club said they want the season to restart, Brady said in his column for the Sun newspaper.
The one common theme of all Prem clubs is that any commitment must be fair and maintain the integrity of the game.
Players and managers must be in charge of making key decisions about protocols, as there is a long way to go from where we are now to play again.
There are many obstacles to overcome and certainly many commitments to make.
Brighton Chief Executive Paul Barber said Thursday that the idea of not playing home and away games was an additional flaw in addition to closed-door games.
Before plans to return to playing can progress, the Premier league clubs must also address the thorny issues of testing and player welfare.
Players, coaches and staff in the back room would reportedly be screened two to three times a week and could be forced to quarantine hotels away from their families to help prevent the spread of the virus.
The Bundesliga's ambitious plans to replay games this month were affected by the news on Friday that three people in Cologne tested positive for coronavirus and was quarantined for 14 days.
Manchester city striker Sergio Aguero He admitted this week that the players are scared at the prospect of returning to action, while Glenn Murray of Brighton questioned whether it is correct for the return of football to drain resources from public services, such as the ambulance team and the police.
The proposal of neutral venues by the Premier league is designed to reduce the number of medical, security and broadcast personnel needed at every match.
It is clear that the location of the games when the league is recommended will be subject to approval by both the government and the Sports Fields Security Authority, Brady added.
They could argue neutral motives to better protect the well-being of everyone involved and reduce the burden on public services like the police and ambulance.