Racing Santander players against coronavirus tests for footballers

first_img IN SPORT.ES The Racing Santander squad, including the coaching staff, said on Thursday that they did not think it was “appropriate” for footballers to be tested for Covid-19 “when there are not enough” tests for frontline staff.  Europa Press Upd. at 12:39 La plantilla del Racing de Santander, en contra de los test del COVID-19 24/04/2020 For Racing, football is not the be-all and end-all: “Our priority is to play the final 11 games in the second division to try and stay up on the pitch, but we want to do it without any health risks for us or our families.” “However, if we are obliged to take them, we will do so as not to damage our club.”  “It doesn’t seem appropriate to us that we’re going to have tests when there are enough for those working on the frontline during this epidemic, especially health staff, security staff, pharmacy workers, supermarket worked and delivery drivers,” they said.  LaLiga’s idea is for football to resume in Spain’s top two flights this summer. For that to happen, players would have to be tested on a regular basis.  CESTlast_img

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