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Premier League stars heading to the red list countries enter quarantine for only 5 days


Premier League players coming to Britain from the red list countries will receive special treatment in implementing precautionary measures to limit the spread of the new Corona virus, as their quarantine period will be eased according to new government plans, according to the newspaper, “Daily.” British Mail.


And the report of the British newspaper explains, that any player who returns from playing in countries with high risks of the Corona virus, will be able to complete a five-day quarantine inside their club’s bubble instead of the mandatory quarantine in the hotel for 10 days, noting that they may be fined 10,000 pounds. Sterling for non-compliance, but returning footballers may be on the verge of getting an exemption.


She indicated that this measure was an attempt to avoid confusion during the last international matches earlier this month, when some players challenged their clubs to travel to South America to represent their country in the World Cup qualifiers.


The new plans were drawn up by the Ministry of Sports (DCMS), and distributed to the twenty Premier League clubs, and if agreed, could come into effect next October.


Earlier this month, Premier League clubs refused to release any of their players heading to the red list countries, because a hotel quarantine for 10 days after that will keep them out of many matches.


National associations backed down by filing complaints with FIFA and asking the world soccer governing body to impose its rules on non-attendance for international duty.


FIFA duly imposed a five-day ban on several players representing their clubs, but this was eventually waived in time for them to play in their first Premier League matches after international players.


The Brazilian duo Ederson and Gabriel Jesus, from Manchester City, and their compatriots in Liverpool, Alisson Becker, Fabinho, Roberto Firmino, Thiago Silva, Chelsea player, Fred of Manchester United, and Ravenha of Leeds United were affected.


However, Argentine players at Aston Villa, Tottenham Hotspur, Giovanni Lo Celso, Christian Romero, Emiliano Martinez and Emiliano Buendia, as well as Colombian Davinson Sanchez, traveled to South America anyway.


In another development, the World Cup qualifier match between Brazil and Argentina on September 6 was canceled just minutes after kick-off when Brazilian health officials objected to the participation of Argentine players based in England.


Brazilian health authorities said Martinez, Lo Celso, Romero and Buendia had to be quarantined. Local rules state that any visitor who has been in the UK within 14 days before entering the country must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.

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