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Some Premier League teams to return to training next week

The English top-flight season has been "indefinitely extended", but won't resume until at least the end of April.

Some Premier League are looking at resuming training next week.

Arsenal are due to return to training on Tuesday, 14 days after players last had contact with Head Coach Mikel Arteta, who is recovering well after contracting the coronavirus.

Crystal Palace and Bournemouth say they expect to return this week.

The English top-flight season has been “indefinitely extended”, but won’t resume until at least the end of April.

Meanwhile three Portsmouth players have tested positive for coronavirus.

The League One club’s James Bolton, Andy Cannon and Sean Raggett all have Covid-19.

Portsmouth say all players and first team staff were tested earlier in the week and they are still waiting for approximately half of the results.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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