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Brighton striker Glenn Murray not pushing for football resumption

Brighton striker Glenn Murray wants to see the Premier League make a sensible decision on a return to action.

Matches have been suspended since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the competition is hoping to return in June.

However, Murray isn't as optimistic.

He said: "I'm not sure when it is going to be right but I just think we need to be sensible about the whole thing.

"We need to realise it is not just about the players but the fans.

"Football reopening reopens a lot of other avenues - stewards, security, bus drivers, physios, doctors, ambulances.

"The list is quite long. It's not just a squad of 25 going to play another squad of 25 and that's all that will be involved.

"It's going to be a hell of a lot of people, which I think could potentially be putting people at risk.

"I have heard reports about social distancing until the New Year and I cannot quite get my head around how we social distance while training among ourselves and then on a Saturday.

"How do you social distance on a corner kick and things like that?

"It's going to be very difficult but the decision is above my pay-grade so I'll wait for it to be made by the bigwigs."


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