Willian worried about football in coronavirus pandemic.


Chelsea winger Willian warns Premier League chiefs that they risk bringing the game into infamy.

Chelsea winger Willian has revealed he is concerned about returning to the football pitch because of the danger of getting the coronavirus.


The Brazil international doesn't want to endanger his family by returning to the pitch quickly.


The Premier League has already said they will not resume football until they have the full backing of the government, a decision the top-flight clubs are happy with as they are keen to complete the 2019-20 season.


Premier League clubs have also agreed that players, coaches and match officials would need to be examined before the season resumes even if the remaining matches are to be played without fans in stadiums.


"I think it's not a bad idea (to return behind closed doors) but they have to know very carefully what's going to happen," Willian said as the Independent quoted.


"Maybe a player can have the virus and we play against each other. I play against someone and I get the virus then I go home after the game to stay with my family and pass the virus to my wife or daughters.


"So we have to be careful about that."


The Brazillian also acknowledged he was bothered after it was confirmed that Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive for the pathetic virus which has brought the world to a standstill.


"Yes, I think not only me, but the whole team was worried about that," Willian added.


"Because he (Callum Hudson-Odoi) was at the game against Everton and went to the dressing room, we shook hands and hugged each other.


"So after that, when he tested positive for the coronavirus, I think everyone was worried about it. But none of us felt any symptoms after that.


"So everyone is healthy, nobody had a problem after that game and week. That was good."


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