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Ligue 1 players to undergo 'full medical test' beginning from May 11

The French league (LFP) announced on Friday that all players in the French top division should  return back to their clubs starting from “May 11” to undergo a compulsory "full medical checkups" to ascertain their health status against the COVID-19. This measure comes in with a view to restarting Ligue 1 in June pending government clearance, the.
The League board management provided a draft document on medical and health protocols presented by the league's representative for club doctors, it said in a statement.
The document "foresees a return of players to training centres the week of May 11 to carry out full medical checkups, as well as swab tests, followed by daily monitoring, which will be detailed ... between now and the end of April," it said.
The LFP further revealed its preferred option remains a "resumption of leagues in mid-June subject to knowing the terms of easing confinement measures which will be presented by the government in the coming days".
French football federation president Noel Le Graet said on Friday he hopes both the French Cup and League Cup finals can be played before the league season restarts.
Reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain are due to meet Saint-Etienne in the French Cup, while Thomas Tuchel's side are scheduled to face Lyon in the League Cup.
France nation is currently under a nationwide lockdown until May 11 due to the COVID-19 pandemic..

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