Coronavirus: Which Premier League clubs are still training, and when will others return?
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 24/03/20 2:33pm
Some Premier League teams are in self-isolation, some training grounds have been closed as a precaution, others are still taking to the grass. What is your club doing as the coronavirus outbreak takes off?
Arsenal have cancelled plans to resume training, telling players to remain at home because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Gunners were due to return on March 24 - 14 days after the players last had contact with head coach Mikel Arteta, who tested positive for the coronavirus - but the club now says it would be "inappropriate and irresponsible to ask players to come back at this time".
Aston Villa have shut down their training ground for the rest of the week. The players trained on Monday but have now been sent home with individual training programmes.
Bournemouth are off and training at home until Monday March 23. The Cherries are also among a number of clubs to close their stadium and keep staff at home in line with government guidelines.
Brighton have postponed training for two weeks. Players have been issued with individual training programmes to work on at home with a view to returning mid-April.
The Burnley squad last trained together on March 17, before being given a few days off with their families. It has since been decided they will remain at home with individual fitness programmes until at least April 6.
Chelsea players are self-isolating after Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for the virus last Thursday. Mason Mount has apologised for playing football in public when he was supposed to be self-isolating, having been reminded of his responsibilities by the club.
The club have also announced their Millennium Hotel at Stamford Bridge will be made available to NHS staff assisting with the coronavirus outbreak.
Crystal Palace closed their Beckenham training ground on Monday and have given the players the week off with the intention to review their situation then.
Everton's training ground has been closed as a precaution. Staff, including players, have been advised to stay away from all club sites until further notice.
Players have been given individual gym programmes and guided aerobic work by Everton's medical and fitness staff with Carlo Ancelotti is in daily contact with his backroom team.
The Leicester team had been given a few days off, but are now training remotely at home. Their return date is yet to be confirmed. Several players were self-isolating last week, according to Brendan Rodgers, ahead of the weekend's fixtures, which were cancelled.
The club store will be closed from Friday but the King Power Stadium remains open. However, many staff are working from home.
Following the extension of the Premier League suspension to April 30, Liverpool players will remain at home with individual training programmes. No date has been set for their return to Melwood.
Manchester City are not releasing any information on their plans at the moment.
Manchester United have cancelled first-team training in line with government advice and all players are training individually. The club have also closed their museum, stadium tour and the Red Cafe.
Newcastle United have extended their players' absence from the club's training ground into April.
Their Benton training ground was completely shut down 10 days ago on the same day the Premier League was postponed. Players were initially given two weeks off and asked to work on individual training plans at home until an initial return date of March 30, but that date has now been put back by at least another week.
Players will also be asked to undertake a period of isolation before they return.
The Norwich squad has been given further time off, but players are working through individual plans.
Sheffield United players are off for two weeks from March 23 and have been given individual training programmes to do from home.
Southampton players trained on Monday but they have now been told to stay away from their training ground. Ralph Hasenhuttl's squad have now been advised to follow individual fitness and conditioning programmes from home. Club staff have also been told to work from home.
Tottenham were training this week, but will now be training individually at home until further notice. Heung-Min Son had been self-isolating for two weeks after returning from an operation on his arm in South Korea at the end of February.
Watford players are not training at the moment, but a decision should be made in the next couple of days as to when they will return to the training base. Meanwhile, the players have been given a home fitness and conditioning programme to follow as they await further instruction.
West Ham players returned to training at Rush Green on Wednesday. They took part in a non-contact drills-based session in an open-air environment. All players reported in fit and well, but extra precautions are being taken to remove any risks to health, including no showers or food eaten on site.
Wolves delayed the return of their first-team players to training as they awaited the outcome of Thursday's Premier League summit. As yet, there has been no official confirmation of a return.