English Premier League To Resume On June 17
The Premier League season is set to Return on June 17, three months after it was put up due to the coronavirus outbreak, it was widely endorsed on Thursday.
No matches yet to be played in the English top-flight since Leicester’s 4-0 win over Aston Villa on March 9, with Liverpool just two wins away from getting hold of the title.
The BBC confirmed that the first two matches would be Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal. Those matches are the two games in hand as of now.
An entire game list would then be played on the weekend of June 19-21, the reports said, with matches to be played behind closed doors.
The Premier League put back all games in March after Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for COVID-19.
‘There are still 92 matches to play and although Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool appear certain to be crowned champions, the relegation and European qualification still need to be resolved.’