Italy’s football teams have received permission to continue training since Monday after the government put forward a relaxation of blocking restrictions for team sports.
Serie A teams have received permission to continue training since Monday
Juventus have asked all its players who are currently abroad to return to Italy. Serie A clubs are stepping up their plans to resume training amid the coronavirus pandemic. Italy’s football teams have received permission to continue training since Monday after the government put forward a relaxation of blocking restrictions for team sports. Team sports initially had to wait another two weeks before the training centers reopened. But the government enabled athletes to return on May 4 instead. Several clubs, including Roma, Napoli, Sassuolo and Inter Milan, have already announced their intentions to resume training, now Juve has joined them. Any Juve players returning from abroad will have to spend 14 days in self-isolation before they can begin training.
Those who are in Italy can resume training on Tuesday or Wednesday
The Players already in Italy will be able to resume training on Tuesday or Wednesday this week. However, initially, they will be limited to individual sessions, and full-fledged team training is expected to begin on May 18. Gonzalo Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sami Khedira, Wojciech Szczesny, and Douglas Costa are between the players who received a permit to return home and be with their families during the coronavirus outbreak. Juventus team-mates Blaise Matuidi, Paulo Dybala, and Daniele Rugani in March tested positive for the virus and were required to isolate themselves during rehabilitation. Serie A, like all main leagues across Europe, has been suspended since March due to the Covid-19 crisis. Which killed more than 244,500 people around the world.
The “death of Italian football”
There were dubious notes about whether the 2019-20 season would be completed at all. Taking into account the scale of the shutdown. However, the suspending of Euro 2020 by UEFA gave leagues across Europe time to complete their campaigns during the summer. Even though it is extra time, the leagues in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands have been declared totaled. However, their colleagues in England, Italy, Germany, and Spain are exploring return options shortly. All 20 Serie A clubs voted to resume the league whenever possible at an emergency meeting on Friday. Although it depends on government approval. Gabriele Gravina, The president of the Italian Football Federation, cautioned against finishing the season ahead of time. Saying it would be the “death of Italian football.” Defending the champions, Juventus was a point clear of Lazio after 26 games at the time of the suspending.