Barcelona is clearly leading the defence of players’ rights in the return to football during the coronavirus crisis. Despite the pressures they are receiving, the Blaugrana club will put the health of their players first and take action in a few days to make it clear that the team will only play if all health guarantees are given. One of the measures the club is considering will be to not force any player to return to the pitch. The club will give its players a free hand to decide, bearing in mind that, at the moment, there is no 100% guarantee that there will be no contagion.
The position of the Barcelona, that became known through SPORT, has not seated anything well in LaLiga, although they understand the concern that exists in all the directives of First. The Barcelona has clear that it does not go against anybody and that single it will act to guard by the sanitary security of his soccer players. Its step to the front has been secundado already, at least, by six equipment of First Division that are to the hope that the blaugrana club approves its measures. At the moment at which the Barcelona communicates its intention of not playing more parties until the suitable sanitary conditions are not given, these clubs will adhere with send communications.
The Barcelona, like the players, does not see anything clear the protocols that have been presented from LaLiga. It understands that they could ensure the safety of their players in the training sessions in their sports city, but there are many doubts about this being viable in the displacements and the matches at home. With the current figures of infection, doctors have warned Barcelona that there is a high risk, so the club is very cautious when it comes to playing again.
The Barcelona has clear that its position can cause a serious economic problem of future, since they would lose a part of the television rights of the season, but also they understand that the health of its soccer players and of all the professionals is very over the economic losses that can be carried.
During this week, the Barcelona will analyze the situation in a delegated committee and decisions will be taken, although the position predominates of not playing more until there is no risk of contagion. The subject will be elevated to the Board of directors and it is probable that next week the Barcelona will give to know of official form its opinion. All the estates of the soccer have clear that next week will be key at the time of deciding the return to the trainings and the competition. In the current circumstances, many clubs find it impossible to resume the competition in conditions of maximum health security.