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All 20 club managers and captains are to meet with the Premier League through a conference call to discuss the way forward for the restart of the 2019/2020 season.
Medical experts are also expected to attend today’s crucial meeting.
Chief Executive of Premier League, Richard Masters is on record to have said ahead of the meeting that “The clubs have been very clear that the players’ concerns have to be heard.” s
Reports say the various managers have a chance to voice their concerns to the Premier League during the meeting.
The meeting is believed to be the first-of-its kind meeting with Premier League officials to discuss the details of Project Restart.
Accordingly, the meetings will include representatives from the Professional Footballers’ Association [PFA] and League Managers Association [LMA] and focus on the issue of player welfare.
After today’s meeting, the the Premier League, and other representatives in English football, will hold talks with the government on Thursday.
Expected to be on the agenda for the discussions today is the issue of relegation.
Some clubs, especially those at the bottom of the League table, have been opposing relegation.
Medical protocols will be presented to managers by the Premier League’s chief medical adviser, Mark Gillett, during the meeting, reports say.
The League Managers Association, as well as all 20 Premier League managers, will continue discussions on Thursday, Friday and next Monday to make sure their major concerns are fully considered.
The restart project is being considered for June 12.
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