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Rose – Footballers being used as lab rats in Project Restart

Newcastle defender Danny Rose has said that footballers are being treated like lab rats for being asked to return to the pitch amid the coronavirus crisis. The Englishman is currently on loan to Newcastle United from Tottenham Hotspur and had initially opined that no consideration should be given to the restart of the game unless there is a drastic reduction in numbers of folks affected by the virus. Regardless, he'll participate in a no-contact group training with his team-mates on Tuesday afternoon. According to Rose, the Phase one socially-distanced sessions are an experiment as he remains conflicted about the return of the game. In a chat with Lockdown Tactics podcast, Rose said: "I'm dying to get back to football but just with the things that are happening right now, people a...