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Germany Plans to Restart Bundesliga in May: Draft Agreement

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Bundesliga is set to restart after coronavirus shutdown on a possible date of May 21.

Frankfurt am Main: Berlin plans to allow Germany's Bundesliga to restart in May after weeks of shutdown imposed to control the spread of the coronavirus, according to a draft agreement between Chancellor Angela Merkel and state premiers seen by AFP.

The politicians believe restarting play in the first and second divisions to "limit the economic damage" for the 36 clubs is "acceptable" and will set a date for the games to begin in a telephone conference later Wednesday, the document showed, with German media reporting May 21 was a possible candidate.

first published:May 06, 2020, 11:21 IST