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Juventus Calls Its Foreign Players Back for Training Session

Serie A seems to be ready to resume its competition soon. Some clubs begin to start their first exercise. The government of Italy reduces the lockdown restriction. It makes those clubs decide to start the training session earlier. Juventus is one of the clubs that seem ready to continue the competition. The official starts the action by calling all the players abroad to return to Italy. Based on the rule, athletes can start the training session on 18 Mays 2020, but the government allows them to exercise on 4 May 2020. Juventus officials still followed the rule during the epidemic. All abroad players who return to Italy have to be isolated for 14 days. Moreover, the session is only for the individual session only to follow the physical distance rule. 

Some foreign players decided to return home when the government and Serie A committee decided to suspend the competition. Bianconeri has several foreign players, such as Christiano Ronaldo, Gonzalo Higuain, Sami Khedira, and Douglas Costa. The club allows them to return to their native country during the condition. Three of the squad were positive for the virus. Blaise Matuidi, Paulo Dybala, and Daniele Rugani who infected the virus have to do self-isolation for 14 days. The official doctor should make sure that those three players are in normal condition before joining the training session. Most football lovers, especially Serie A fans doubt whether the clubs can continue the 2019-2020 Serie A season or not. 20 Serie A clubs agree to resume the competition if it is safe and possible to do so. The president of the Italian Football Federation or FIGC Gabriele Gravina warns that the result of the competition may not be just like what people are expecting. Squads and officials have to play in an under pressure condition. All clubs played 26 games before the committee postponed the competition. Based on the current position table, Juventus is in the first position.

Juventus has a tight competition with Lazio. Lazio only needs 2 points to remove Juventus from the top of the position. The announcement from the management shows that Juventus is ready to welcome the competition. The return of some of its foreign players is a good sign for the club. The official and management can focus on the best strategy to welcome the next match. One thing for sure, the Serie A committee decided not to end the competition. The competition will continue until the end. The match will start anytime as long as it is safe and possible to do so. 

It is not only good news for the clubs and officials but also the Serie A fans. At least, they can see their favorite players start to do their training sessions. The most important thing is that Serie A fans know the clubs that win the competition this season. Then, they can start a new season in a better situation and maximal performance. Fans can also attend to the field to support Juventus maximally. What they can do now is waiting for the latest announcement about when the clubs can continue the league.

Ilkay Gundogan Makes a Donation Program While Waiting for the Football Competitions Back To Normal

All football clubs get the impact of Coronavirus. The league suspends the competitions until everything is under control and back to normal. So, how about the condition of the players? What do they do while waiting for the league? One of the former players at Manchester City, Ilkay Gundongan gives his opinion. He says that no matter the condition, the squad has to be ready. By the time they get back to the training and competition, they have to show that they are top players and a top club. He adds that people around the world including players in Manchester City face an extraordinary situation. The best thing to do dealing with the situation is to be ready. So, anytime they have to get back to the field, they are ready. Before the league suspends the competition, Manchester City still has 10 matches left to play in the Premier League. On the other hand, the squad has to catch up on the point, in which Manchester City is 25 points behind Liverpool. Liverpool is at the top of the position. 

Ilkay Gundogan is still optimistic and confident with the chance to win the competition. It shows from the FA Cup where Manchester City won a match against Real Madrid 2-1 in the first leg. It means that this squad goes to the quarter-final phase. Manchester City also won the Carabao Cup. It is a kind of a special gift after losing from Manchester United in the Premier League. Ilkay Gundongan explains to maxbetsbobet that Manchester City has to be ready to welcome August for the final stages of the Champions League and European League. Along with the Coronavirus pandemic, leagues have a plan to continue the competition closed or exclusively without any supporters. At the same time, there is no clear information yet about the exact date for England and Euro 2020. One thing for sure is that the federation suspends the competition until the summer of 2021. 

Gundogan states that what he and other players can do is helping other people who were struggling because of this pandemic. Due to this goal, Gundogan makes a donation program. The donation program is for people in Heinsberg, Germany. It is only about 50 miles from Gelsenkirchen where Gundongan lives. Heinsberg is the area with the worst impact of Coronavirus. The City midfielder donates on a shopping service and care packages for nursing staff. Ilkay Gundogan feels lucky that he and his family are in a safe place. He feels sad about what happens with people who were struggling because of the Coronavirus pandemic. 

The focus of the donation is to help the elderly who can’t go to the supermarket and let the amateur players help them. Moreover, the program is also for people in clinics who work to help lives. Ilkay Gundogan asks people who have been privileged in this difficult time to thank that they still have a home, food, and family that they love. The point is that Manchester City is ready with the next matches whenever it starts and now they are focusing on helping others to fight against Coronavirus.