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Gary Neville says he knows of Premier League clubs that have five or six players who are uncomfortable about returning

Gary Neville says he knows of Premier League clubs that have five or six players who are uncomfortable about returning

Some Premier League clubs are to resume training in small groups on Tuesday, with a return to top-flight football edging closer amid the coronavirus pandemic.

League officials, medical experts and representatives from all 20 sides held talks on Monday via a video conference call and agreed to stage one of the return to training protocols.

Stage one enables squads to train while maintaining social distancing, but contact training is not yet permitted.

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