Premier League: UK government want topflight back and running 'as soon as possible'

Premier League: UK government want topflight back and running 'as soon as possible'

- Premier League actions could return earlier than expected

- The UK government appears to have mandated the organisers to ensure football activities is back soon

- The EPL has been on break since last month owing to the widespread of deadly coronavirus pandemic

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Premier League football could return earlier than expected as the United Kingdon government appears to have given a directive to that other.

The English topflight has been inactive since early March following the widespread of coronavirus which has killed over 211k people since it broke out last December.

Although a few EPL stars caught the bug they did well to win the battle against COVID-19 within the period of their self-isolation.

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The UK prime minister Boris Johnson was also not spared by the deadly virus, thankfully, the 55-year-old conquered the scourge.

According to The Mirror, the league organisers have been charged to get all football activities back and running "as soon as possible".

This is according to the Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Secretary Oliver Dowden who revealed that discussions are ongoing over a return to action in order to "support the whole football community".

He told the House of Commons: "I personally have been in talks with the Premier League with a view to getting football up and running as soon as possible in order to support the whole football community.”

Dutch League season became the first league in Europe to be canceled after the Netherlands government announced there won't be any form of football activity until September.

It would also be recalled that the virus has forced a lot of competitions to be canceled this summer - including the Olympic Games, Euro Championship, and several other sporting activities.

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Liverpool are on the brink of a first title for 30 years while there are still a host of other issues to be decided, including qualification for the Champions League and Europa League, relegation and the FA Cup. earlier reported that a number of Arsenal stars have reported to training after 47 days in isolation, no thanks to the coronavirus crisis which has killed over 200,000 across the world.

The Gunners are battle-ready and are hoping the suspended league resumes as quickly as possible as some players have returned.

Defender David Luiz and reserve keeper Emiliano Martinez were the first couple of players to be pictured arriving at the London Colney training center in Hertfordshire.

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