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Premier League ‘consider booking our entire hotels’ for clubs to quarantine players if season resumes

Premier League players and staff could be put up in hotels in a bid to keep those involved safe from coronavirus when the season eventually resumes.

League bosses have been brainstorming plans on how the season could be completed with as little risk as possible, and it is highly unlikely that supporters will be able to attend.

In terms of players and staff, clubs could be urged to move into their own training grounds or temporary accommodation, which could see entire hotels rented out for a period of weeks.

The ongoing pandemic has already taken upwards of 16,000 lives in the United Kingdom alone, with many members of the public believing that conversations over the return of sport are premature.

England’s St. George’s Park could be utilised by a Premier League club
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The Daily Mail have now reported the investigations that have been taking place by league bosses, who have previously insisted that no football will return until it is entirely safe to those taking part.

They said earlier this month : “It was acknowledged that the Premier League will not resume at the beginning of May – and that the 2019/20 season will only return when it is safe and appropriate to do so.

“The restart date is under constant review with all stakeholders, as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic develops and we work together through this very challenging time.

“The Premier League is working closely with the whole of professional football in this country, as well as with the Government, public agencies and other relevant stakeholders to ensure the game achieves a collaborative solution.

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“However, any return to play will only be with the full support of the Government and when…