- Cesc Fabregas believes it feels strange when you can hear all players and coaches shouting.
- Football cannot be the same without fans.
- Captains choosing pitch sides from the distance when they have to fight for every ball against each other face to face seems weird as well.
As the Bundesliga have returned to action, former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has shared feelings over watching a game of football with all new changes implemented.
"I feel like I’m watching a training session," the Spaniard tweeted. "You can hear all players and coaches shouting. Now we will value the power of the fans even more.
"Captains choosing pitch sides with 3 meters distance when straight away they have to fight for every ball against each other face to face...
"Glad football is back, we all needed it but it will take ages to get used to this new world of football."
Football in Germany made its official return on Saturday following the various postponements and cancellations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Erling Haaland scored the first goal of the new era. The Norwegian now has been directly involved in 12 goals in 9 Bundesliga outings.
Meanwhile, the UK government has officially given a green light to professional football in England to restart on June 12.
The Premier League managers have recently asked for an extra week of training which means football is now likely to return to action on June 19.
The remaining games of the 2019/20 campaign will be played behind closed doors although it remains to be seen whether neutral grounds will be used.
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