Liverpool captain: The Premier League doesn’t care enough about player safety

Liverpool: Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson said the English Premier League doesn’t care enough about player safety after officials decided to continue playing despite the high number of Covid-19 cases. Ten league games have been postponed this month; Due to the outbreak of the virus and the emergence of 90 new cases of infection among players and technical staff in the past week, the club have decided to continue the championship during the crowded holiday season, despite the escalation of the crisis. Liverpool assistant manager Pep Linders said on Tuesday it was “absurd” to play twice in four days with important players missing due to Covid-19 and injuries. While Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said players’ health and safety are at risk. “I am concerned about the safety of the players and I don’t think anyone is taking it seriously enough, especially in this moment with the Covid-19 epidemic, “Henderson told the BBC. He added:” There is no communication with the players to know their opinion. I think (the players) should be part of the discussions because in the end it is we who play in this conditions. We will try to speak behind the scenes to exert some influence, but at the moment I don’t think players are getting the respect they deserve. in you end up having someone to speak on their behalf in independently. ”Liverpool host Leicester City in the League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday and play against Leeds United in Premier League on Sunday.

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