LaLiga plans for return: Spanish president Pedro Sanchez outlines return as players allowed back in training

LaLiga president Javier Tebas

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says LaLiga will be able to return soon, with players allowed to return to training on Monday.

The government will allow players to train in individual sessions on Monday in the first phase of their schedule aimed at getting LaLiga completed this season.

Training grounds will be used from May 11 but with stritct measures in place to avoid further coronavirus outbreaks in one of the hardest hit countries by the pandemic.

No date has yet been announced for the actual football to resume, but the aim is to complete the LaLiga season behind closed doors, starting in June.

"We hope that leagues and federations will come to a decision soon," said Sanchez.

"We already started to allow individual training sessions for team sports, we hope the return will come sooner rather than later but we'll see it first on television rather than in the stadiums."

LaLiga boss Javier Tebas says he hopes for a June return, but insists they will follow the goverment lead on safety.

"We’ll have to stick to the stages laid out by the Spanish president," said Tebas.

"We’re grateful that he’s taken professional football into account, because it’s a key part of reactivating the country’s economy.

"I hope it will be in June, in mid-June. We have time, there’s no need to rush. But our plan is to restart the competition in June.

"We have time until June 28th, we were keen to start training. Let’s wait and see the exact date we can start training.

"But now at least I can foresee finishing the league, which is very important for us."

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