All 20 Premier League clubs’ stances on return ahead of June restart

It’s now two months since the season in England was halted – and the June 12 date initially pencilled in for the campaign's resumption is fast approaching.

There are still 92 Premier League matches that need to be played to bring 2019-20 to a close on the pitch.

However, still, there is no definitive plan in place to do so and a whole host of questions over numerous issues, from player safety to home and away fixtures and even how to react after being tackled.

Sooner rather than later, the Premier League, with help from the FA, clubs and the PFA, must deliver its blueprint for re-emerging from the shutdown.

Mirror Football revealed stars could refuse to play or even train over safety concerns, while some managers insist they won’t play players who don't want to play amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The 20 clubs remain committed as a collective to playing the season to a conclusion, but each have their own individual qualms and desires. They aren’t merely one entity, as shown by the issues some have had with neutral venues, initially a crucial component of Project Restart under police and Government instruction.

On Monday, for the first time, Premier League chief executive Richard Masters spoke about the possibility of the season being curtailed, and of deciding the campaign by other means – such as points per game, or even a weighted PPG system.

But that would mean a potential financial cost of over £1billion between the sides, taking into account lost broadcast and sponsorship revenues.

So, amid all the issues, what are the individual situations with each of the Premier League’s 20 clubs?

Mirror Football takes a look at the understood stances of each with regards – provided it is safe to do so – a return to action.

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