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La Liga return date revealed by Leganes coach

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Javier Aguirre has informed La Liga intends to resume the 2019-20 season from June 20 and conclude it by July 26.

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has been actively working with the government as of late to devise an effective way to restart footballing activities in the country.

RFEF recently proposed allowing five substitutions for each side per game so as to ease the burden on players due to fixture congestion.

Spanish clubs also this week resumed their training sessions after being given the green light by the government. However, they are still instructed to strictly follow the safety measures.

It has been over two months since professional football in Spain came to halt. Initially paused for just two matchdays, Spanish top-flight football was suspended indefinitely later in March as the coronavirus situation began to worsen.

But according to Leganes coach Javier Aguirre, La Liga plan to return to action soon, starting from June 20.

“We already have a start date for the league,” Aguirre told Marca Claro MVS.

“On June 20, we will start La Liga and in five weeks we will be officially finished, on July 26. It will be played on Saturday-Sunday and Wednesday-Thursday, over 11 dates.

“La Liga has just informed me officially and I am very happy about this because we already have training scheduled. We start tomorrow. Luckily we have passed the tests.”