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ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Players to return to training on Tuesday, season could last to late August



What's happening around the English Premier League?


  • The English Premier League has themselves prepared to extend the season to late August to guarantee that the suspended campaign gets finished.

  • On Sunday, Manchester United's Marcus Rashford was photographed training with a member of the club's fitness staff. The striker is also heading to Carrington for a COVID-19 test.

  • According to his manager, Emmanuel Dennis -- a target of Arsenal -- is prepared to leave Club Brugge in the summer after spending three years with the team.

  • If Premier League clubs breach any of the new COVID-19 guidelines set in place, they could suffer heavy sanctions because of worries about manipulated players' test.

  • Another target of the Gunners, Ryan Fraser, is likely to be a missed hit for Arsenal, with the star of Bournemouth having his sights on Tottenham Hotspur through a free transfer.

  • It's expected that Paris Saint-Germain will not offer a new contract to Edinson Cavani, giving a boost to Newcastle United who is interested in signing the Uruguayan.

  • Reportedly, Liverpool has tabled a lower offer than Newcastle United for the services of Kalidou Koulibaly, the centre-back for Napoli.

  • In the summer transfer window, Manchester United and Juventus will be battling each other for the signing of Wolverhampton star Raul Jimenez.

  • When the English Premier League meets on Monday to vote on Project Restart, they will find out the exact number of players who have been infected with COVID-19.

  • Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is excited to get the season resumed, going after his first goal of the new decade, and this also coming after his longest stretch of time on the sidelines throughout his career.

  • The English Premier League is expected to have their players return to training on Tuesday, with the league deciding on neutral venues possibly later on in the week.

  • English Football League (EFL) League Two has already announced that they will be shortening their season, and League One is expected to follow their footsteps in doing the same thing. Coventry and Rotherham would receive promotions, while up to eight clubs could be partaking in a play-off.

  • Barcelona and Juventus have agreed on a summer move that will be sending Nelson Semedo to Italy's Serie A. In return, Barcelona will receive Miralem Pjanic, Mattia De Sciglio and £22 million.

  • According to former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney, Paul Pogba would benefit from playing a deeper role with the Red Devils.

  • Speaking of United, it appears that they are going to be reportedly snubbed in their chase for Thiago Almada, the midfielder from Argentina who is being labeled 'the new Lionel Messi'.

  • Another target of Manchester United's, Jack Grealish, will cost a total of £80 million if they choose to pick him up in the summer from Aston Villa.

  • Adam Lallana of Liverpool is set to leave the club when his contract expires and will be relocating to Leicester City.

  • If Juventus hopes to pull in Jorginho from Chelsea, the Blues have made the Italian club aware that they will have to pay at least £58 million for his services.

  • After an emergency SPFL board meeting that took place on Monday, it was announced that Celtic will be crowned champions.

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