English Premier League is back on June 17

How to watch the games at home

English Premier League is back on June 17

The English Premier League is going to return on June 17, after a three-month break.

Two matches will be played on the first day back, Aston Villa versus Sheffield United and Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City against Arsenal.  

Once those games have been played, each side will have had 29 fixtures, leaving nine games to play. In March the league was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. The final game before the suspension was Aston Villa against Leicester. 

The remaining fixtures have not yet been confirmed. There will be no supporters at any of the games. 

Clubs have voted unanimously to resume contact training, following some smaller group sessions that adhered to social distancing measures. Now squads are allowed to tackle.

The Premier League said "strict medical protocols" were in place at all Premier League training grounds.

Players and staff will be tested twice a week. Not all players are going to return yet, with Watford's Troy Deeney and Chelea's N'Golo Kante both staying away.

The German Bundesliga has already played a handful of supporter-less fixtures.

In the Premier League, Liverpool are in the driving seat to win the title, ahead of Manchester City.

To watch the matches at home, you need to be a subscriber to beIN Sports, which holds to rights to boradcast Premier League and Bundesliga games in the Middle East. 

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