Defending Champions Manchester City will be taking on
Arsenal after a three-month coronavirus break as English Premier League set to
begin on June 17.
Aston Villa will be hosting Sheffield United completing the
first two games to be played on the fixture day.
The two fixtures were originally postponed due to EFL Cup
Final, and their kick off will increase every club match-played to 29 PL games.
Game in hand
Thursday’s conference call was the second meeting of Premier
League clubs in the last two days after they unanimously agreed on Wednesday
morning to resume contact training, report Sky Sports.
There are 92 fixtures awaiting to be played for the completion
of the 2019/2020 season.
A lose for Manchester City will mean League leaders Liverpool,
who seek a first league title in 30 years, will rise to victory in their first
The Reds are 25 points clear at the top of the table with
Manchester City coming in second with 57 points.
EPL was suspended on March 13, following the covid-19
pandemic outbreak, after Leicester City’s 4-0 win over Aston Villa who sits in
the relegation with 25 points.
Reports shows that players and staff will continue to be
tested twice a week, with the capacity increased from 50 to 60 tests per club
for the fourth round of testing.
According to BBC Sports, 12 people have tested positive for
coronavirus after 2,752 tests across the league.
The Premier League will be issuing safety guidelines from
Meanwhile, there were plans to have a few high-profile games
played on neutral grounds, however, many clubs including Brighton, West Ham and
Crystal Palace have opposed the move.