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Reports: UK government’s DECISION on PL BAN to depend on coronavirus STATUS

The UK government might not ban sporting events in the country depending on the assessment of the coronavirus outbreak.

Official response from the authorities will be announced soon, as discussions keep going, Sky Sports reports.

More information to follow

Earlier, Leicester City have confirmed they have taken precautionary measures for players and staff as three of the players have undertaken a period of self-isolation following recent medical advice.

The statement reads: “In recent days, all three players presented with extremely mild illness and were advised by Club medical staff, consistent with current government guidance, to stay home and contact the NHS 111 service. All three players were subsequently advised by NHS 111 that their symptoms were consistent with common seasonal illness and that a seven-day period of self-isolation was appropriate as a precaution. There was no recommendation that further testing would be necessary. The Club is in regular contact with the relevant players, whose symptoms remain mild and self-manageable.

EURO 2020 will be postponed for a year until 2021 because of the coronavirus, according to L’Equipe.

Sports correspondent Tancredi Palmeri took to Twitter to reveal UEFA are set to announce about the competition postponement.

He tweeted: “According to L’Equipe, next tuesday Uefa will work on postponing Champions League rounds and placing Euro in 2021”.

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