Recall that many football stars in the league have opposed the idea to restart the season when there are still rising cases of the pandemic. Some of such stars whose reactions have been published on Futballnews are Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger.
In the case of Tammy Abraham, he can not imagine contracting the virus and taking it home to his family. His standpoint is based on the fact that he left his private residence to stay with his parents since the lockdown in the United Kingdom started.
The 22-year-old striker is not just scared of contracting the virus and taking it home to the rest of his family, he is scared that his father who has an underlying health condition might not have a strong immune system to survive it.
Hence, to avert such a catastrophe from happening, Tammy is thinking of staying in a hotel room throughout the duration of the season if it finally restarts in June.
“The most important thing for me is for everyone to be well and safe, and for things to start opening up”, Tammy Abraham told Daily Mail. “Then, by all means, football can always come back. If it’s safe to do so let’s do it, but if it’s not then we will wait.
“My dad has asthma, so if I was to return to the Premier League and, God forbid, I do catch this disease and bring it home it’s the worst thing possible.
“The last thing I need is to catch the virus myself or be in contact with anyone with the virus.”
Though there have been a series of meetings where an ideal date for the resumption of the league and other modalities are being discussed, yet, no specific date has been agreed on. People close to the decision-makers within the Premier League believe that the league might restart in June.
Besides, the government has given the go-ahead for the season to resume in June but other modalities that can make that a hitch-free are still being discussed. As it stands, whether the season resumes in June or not, no football match will take place in the UK before September that won’t be staged behind closed doors.