Majority of Premier League players not ready to return – Willian

first_img Loading… Promoted Content9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Best 1980s High Tech GadgetsCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-FlowWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time? Chelsea attacker, Willian believes the majority of Premier League player are “uncomfortable” with the idea of the competition resuming in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. “So right now, players don’t feel comfortable with the idea of returning until it’s totally safe to do so. “Our squad has spoken a lot over the internet, via different apps, and we’ve had some meetings too. Lampard has sent us information about what the Premier League wants to do. “We still don’t know how things are going to play out, moving forward. Hopefully, we’ll know in the next few days. The Premier League is going to have a meeting and then they’ll inform us about the next steps.” read also:Campbell urges Arsenal to sign Willian, Fraser The likes of Sergio Aguero, Troy Deeney and Danny Rose have all questioned the Premier League’s plan to return on June 12 with Rose particularly critical. Watford manager Nigel Pearson has also voiced his concerns about a possible restart, claiming the competition could be underestimating the virus. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Football in England was suspended in March with the top-flight currently targetting a return in mid-June. The United Kingdom has been hit particularly hard by Covid-19 with 240,000 confirmed cases and over 34,000 deaths to date. While the Bundesliga resumed behind closed doors this weekend, Willian has stressed player safety must come first when it comes to the Premier League possibly restarting. “Honestly, from what I can see, a lot of players – the majority, I’d say – are uncomfortable with the idea of returning right now,” Willian was quoted by the Evening Standard. “We’re really keen to return, we really miss playing and doing what we love. But it needs to be safe for us to do so. That’s how we’re looking at it. Our health has to come first.Advertisementlast_img read more

BETMYWAY: MY Betway Picks of the week

first_imgTurkey vs AndorraThe last European qualifier for Turkey resulted in a shock 2 – 1 defeat to Iceland, creating a greater hunger to return to winning ways as they play infront of a spirited home crowd.With an eye on a fifth appearance at the Euros and a healthy goals scored to goals conceded ratio Turkey should be comfortable at home in this encounter.Andorra have lost all their last five matches and have failed to score in all those games as well.It comes as no surprise that they occupy the bottom spot in Group H and Turkey should deepen their woes when this encounter comes to a closePrediction: 3 – 0 France vs AlbaniaLes Bleus are almost impossible to beat at home, heading into this Group H fixture with just two defeats in their last nineteen competitive matches.Three of their last four European qualifiers have resulted in wins by at least a three goal margin.It is also no surprise that three of France’s four ECQ fixtures have produced over 1.5 goals before half time.With Turkey and Iceland in close pursuit, France will be eager to bump up their goal difference.However, Albania who could also move up to nine points with an away win are aware that the fire power of the home side has taken a severe hit.Paul Pogba,Kylian Mbappe and Kante are all missing from the squad meaning that a number of role players will be called upon to make up for the regular starters.Their record of five losses in the last seven matches against the French could mean that Albania will approach this game with caution.Typically a team that like to play on the counter, the stage is set for a cagey encounter that should result in a close win for France the home side.Prediction: France 2 – 1 Albania England vs BulgariaTen goals scored and only a single one conceded in two matches paints a good picture of the current space the Three Lions find themselves, top of group A.The free flowing brand of football introduced by Gareth Southgate looks set to continue with the introduction of more new blood into the team.Chelsea youngster Mason Mount has impressed in the opening four weeks of the Premier league with his aggression and eye for goal.It also helps that James Maddison who created the most chances in the Premier League and topped it up with 7 goals for Leicester City in the 2018/2019 campaign has been handed his first call up and is likely to be named in the starting lineup.The story for Bulgaria however is a sharp contrast from that of their opponents having picked up just two points from their four matches played leaving them at the bottom of the Group.The desperation of attempting to rescue their qualifying series combined with England playing at Wembley with a host of players eager to impress makes this a dreaded fixture for the Bulgarians.Prediction England 3 – 0 Bulgarialast_img read more