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Premier League allow clubs to arrange friendlies

Premier League clubs have been allowed to arrange friendlies but with strict regulations before the resume on June 17.

According to the guidelines, venues must not be more than 90 minutes away from training ground and players will need to travel in their own cars and arrive in full kit.

The report also said matches will be refereed by members of the clubs’ coaching staff and players involved must be tested negative test for COVID-19.

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers said his club will stage practice games at the King Power Stadium to help their players build their stamina.

“We’ll look at trying to prepare as best we can for that. We’ll have some practice games in our own stadium before we play, so they’ll feel and get a sense of that,” Rodgers said.