La Liga clubs are set to resume training this week after being granted government clearance to resume scheduled activities, as the country aims for a June return to action.
The league which has been suspended for some months now due to the pandemic
virus, Coronavirus, have been given the go-ahead to make a return by the ministry of health.
Spain’s Ministry of Health gave the green light to go ahead with plans to allow
teams and their players to train along, with strict medical guidance in place.
The Return to training protocol, which was drawn up with the assistance of medical
experts and former professional players, will mean both Primera and Segunda
Division sides can resume as they set the target of being ready for matches behind
closed doors next month.
Players will begin by training alone and group activities will be integrated across
Should the government remain pleased with the progress, we may see league football in June.
LFP president Javier Tebas said:
“This crisis has had a profound impact on all of us. The return of football is a sign that society is progressing towards the new normal.
It will also bring back an element of life that people in Spain and around the world know and love.”
“People’s health is paramount, so we have a comprehensive protocol to safeguard the health of everyone involved as we work to restart La Liga.
Circumstances are unprecedented, but we hope to to start playing again in June and finish our 19/20 season this summer.”
The pandemic virus have seen top leagues across Europe being suspended as French Ligue 1 recently cancelled their season and award the trophy to Paris Saint-Germain.