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Bournemouth boss Howe against neutral venues option

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe would like to see Premier League matches return to home and away venues.

Clubs are set to vote on Wednesday on whether they should start Phase Two of Project Restart, which includes contact training.

Looking forward to games returning, Howe hopes to see teams player at their own grounds.

"My stance is very consistent: the health and safety of everyone is the most important thing. Football comes second," said Howe.

"But if it is safe for everyone to return then I think we should give it a go. There was a hesitation given the uncertainty of it all and I still don't think we have all the facts.

"But we are doing what we've been told to which is get ready to play football again and we will do that the best we can."

He added: "The video meetings have been quite interesting. Naturally opinions are split. I think that has created more uncertainty, the fact there has not been a common voice.

"It's never going to be an ideal world because supporters aren't allowed in the stadium. But that will probably be the case for a long period of time so we have to get on with the game.

"I hope games can be played at their own venues. I think if that can be done, a lot of people's complaints will probably be gone."

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