Arsenal’s provisional fixtures for Premier League restart announced

first_imgArsenal’s provisional fixtures for Premier League restart announced Comment The games will be played behind closed doors, but Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is hoping fans will be back in attendance soon.‘No one knows when matches will move away from the behind-closed-doors model and it is right to have contingency plans in place,’ Masters told Sky Sports.‘But there is optimism at the Premier League and at clubs that we will see fans back in the stadiums next season and it may happen on a phased basis.‘Hopefully it will be a huge morale boost and that is what we’ve been working towards.‘We’ve got some incredible fans in this country and we all know the Premier League as we know and love it won’t be fully back until we have fans back through the turnstiles.‘Getting it back on our TV screens for people to enjoy will hopefully give the whole country a boost.’MORE: Ian Wright was late for training ‘every single day’ at Arsenal, claims Tony AdamsMORE: Gary Neville highlights Arsenal’s big mistake with Pierre-Emerick AubameyangFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Mikel Arteta have a very tough task on their Premier League return (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal’s form improved significantly under Mikel Arteta following his appointment in December.Unai Emery’s disastrous reign left the former Gunners captain with an uphill task to salvage something from a desperate season. Despite the upturn in performances, Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League remain remote at best, particularly given the daunting fixtures they still have left to play.Arsenal will recommence their campaign against Manchester City on June 17 and they still have to face the likes of Leicester City and champions-elect Liverpool, while there is the no small matter of a north London derby against Spurs who are of course now managed by their old nemesis Jose Mourinho.AdvertisementAdvertisementAll clubs have now been sent a provisional fixture list for the first three rounds of Premier League fixtures.ADVERTISEMENTArsenal’s fixture against Brighton on June 30 is due to be the first-ever live broadcast game shown at 3pm on a Saturday.The list, which also includes Arsenal’s FA Cup quarter-final tie against Sheffield United, is subject to change.Arsenal Fixturescenter_img ARSENAL’S PROVISIONAL FIXTURES Wednesday June 17Manchester City v Arsenal | 8pm | Sky SportsSaturday June 20Brighton v Arsenal | 3pm | BT SportTuesday June 23Southampton v Arsenal | 6pm | Sky SportsSaturday June 27Sheffield United v Arsenal (FA Cup) | 5pm | BT SportThursday July 2Arsenal v Norwich | 6pm | BT Sport Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 4 Jun 2020 5:32 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.5kShareslast_img

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