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Premier League and EFL talks on season resumption and player wages to continue

The Premier League and the EFL have released a joint statement along with the League Managers Association (LMA) and PFA after proceedings of a meeting held earlier today regarding the challenges faced by the game due to the coronavirus pandemic. The statement reiterated that top-flight and EFL football will not resume until it is safe and appropriate. The update also pointed out that in line with discussions on when the season would resume, other high profile matters like player wages will continue to be discussed in the next 48 hours. READ: Neymar net worth – How much is the Brazilian worth in 2020? Top-flight players have been urged to agree to a wage cut whilst the COVID-19 pandemic is being dealt with. The statement read: “Senior representatives from the Professional Footba...
Yaya Toure joins Guardiola in criticism of the Carabao Cup match ball
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Yaya Toure joins Guardiola in criticism of the Carabao Cup match ball

  Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has also criticised the Carabao Cup match ball, describing it as rubbish, just as the EFL have hit back at Pep Guardiola for his criticisms of the ball. Guardiola, after his side's surprising hard fought win over Wolves in the Carabao Cup competition said that the ball shouldn't be used for serious competitions. However, the EFL insisted that the ball meets all the laid down requirements and also disclosed their desire to have a chat with Guardiola before the next round of the competition. The EFL Cup said: 'The Mitre ball used in this season's Carabao Cup is of exactly the same technical specification as the balls used in the Sky Bet EFL and Checkatrade Trophy, all of which are tested in accordance with the "FIFA Quality Programme f...