Premier League clubs that have barred South American players from qualifying for the World Cup will be able to play this week after FIFA lifted a five-day ban on Friday.
Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Paraguay agreed this weekend to waive their right to enforce FIFA rules to prevent players from competing for their clubs in England’s top division.
The players were invited to a World Cup qualifier. Still, the Premier League team opposes participating in South American countries red-listed by the British government and require a mandatory 10-day hotel quarantine upon return. So I didn’t travel.
FIFA wants the UK government to ease the quarantine requirements of players for the next set of October World Cup qualifiers promptly.
Premier League managers were confused about the availability of their players during Friday unless there was a guarantee from FIFA.
The five-day time limit begins shortly after the international window ends Thursday in South America. I have to play in the Champions League next week.
Convinced Newcastle manager Steve Bruce that Miguel Almiron could play for Manchester United on Saturday, even if he did not play in Paraguay.
“It’s a bit common sense, and he’s very happy to participate in the selection,” Bruce said.
Among the Brazilian players who threatened not to play in the Premier League this weekend were Liverpool’s Alison, Fabinho, and Roberto Firmino. Anderson and Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City. Thiago Silva of Chelsea. Friend of Manchester United.
United has also made Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani available, and Watford will play against Chile defender Francisco Sierralta against Wolverhampton on Saturday.
The Premier League team said that if the players left, they would have to stay in the hotel quarantine for 10 days on their return, with some training opportunities.
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