Series A clubs want to resume successful coronavirus season on June 13

ROME: Italy high-flying A series The clubs said Wednesday they want to return to the competition on June 13 if they get the go-ahead from the government.

"Regarding the resumption of sports activities and in compliance with government decisions and in accordance with medical protocols for the protection of players the date of June 13 for the resumption of the championship has been indicated," Lega A series said in a statement.

Sport in Italy has been suspended since March 9 amid the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than 31,000 people in the country.

All 20 A series clubs had already voted unanimously to finish the season but this is the first time a date has been set for a return.

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Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora told the Italian parliament that he had received a letter from the Italian. Football President of the federation Gabriele Gravina.

(Gravina) informed me that the federation had followed all the recommendations of the Technical and Scientific Committee and had readjusted its protocol, thus allowing the resumption without major difficulties of collective training since May 18, said Spadafora.

The Italian teams returned to individual training after a two-month closure on May 4, with group sessions scheduled for next Monday under very strict conditions.

There has been much debate about the quarantine period after a positive test, with government scientists seeking a two-week isolation period for people in contact with the infected person.

Juventus are leading A series , one point ahead of Lazio, as they target a ninth consecutive Scudetto.