Arsenal players returned to training this week ahead of the Premier League’s ‘project restart’ but with two more Watford players being forced into isolation, will the league actually return in June?

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Daily Mail back page 23 May 2020

The Premier League is hoping to return on either 12 or 19 June and Arsenal welcomed players back to London Colney this week.

Not too far away, however, Watford players are dropping like flies with another two being placed in isolation due to contact with family members who have tested positive. That follows on from two players and two members of staff catching the virus while others are refusing to train amid concerns for their own health and that of their families.

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Daily Mail 20 May 2020

It seems highly implausible that the Premier League will return in 3-4 weeks when the UK is in the state is finds itself presently.

Still, when have common sense and human lives ever come before profit?

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