West Ham chief executive Karren Brady claims the Premier League’s return date is still unclear despite hopes the top-flight season can restart in June.
The Premier League said on Friday that wrapping up the remaining 92 fixtures remains their goal, but the on-going coronavirus crisis means no fixed schedule can be drawn up yet.
Brady’s West Ham were perilously placed in the English top flight when football was suspended, sitting above the relegation zone on only goal difference with nine games remaining.
“Players will have been able to retain some physical fitness at home,” Brady wrote in her column in The Sun on Saturday.
“But if social-distancing rules are still in place, physical match-play training will not be allowed — you can’t tackle from two metres away. (Text and photo courtesy Vanguard)