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Burnley manager Dyche: No need for extended preparation for season return

Burnley manager Sean Dyche insists there's no reason for an extended training camp before resuming the season.

It is now six weeks since the last top-flight game, with the sporting schedule decimated in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.

"If the players have to accept a short window to get fit and sharp to get ready, then I think they would accept it," Dyche told BBC Radio 5 Live.

"I would certainly accept it.

"The idea they are going to have a real pre-season is out of the window. I think players are a lot fitter and healthier these days. They look after themselves a lot better, so you can ramp up the training quicker."

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