Bundesliga To Restart Season After Approval
Bundesliga is set to restart on middle may after a long wait on government approval to return to action .
The league is the first of any of Europe’s major leagues to be given clearance to resume playing, since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. Two of Germany’s neighbours, the Netherlands and France, have ended their seasons.
Matches in Germany’s top two divisions can take place later this month, without spectators. The German Football League (DFL) will have final say on the exact date for the league’s resumption.
The majority of Bundesliga clubs have nine matches left to play in this campaign – Eintracht Frankfurt and Werder Bremen have 10 – with leaders Bayern Munich four points ahead of Borussia Dortmund in second.
Former Chelsea player Kalou, 34, was seen shaking hands with his Hertha team-mates and interrupting a medical check-up of another.
On Monday, the German Football League (DFL) announced a total of 1,724 tests have been conducted on players and staff at the 36 first and second-tier sides in Germany since last Thursday, with 10 individuals returning positive coronavirus tests.
Following another round of testing, second division side Erzgebirge Aue has put its entire squad in self isolation after a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus.
The Premier league is considering an early return to training after a lengthy interruption due to the coronavirus with chances of finishing up the season on Neutral ground.