Sheffield Wednesday man Massimo Luongo has aired his concern over returning to the training pitch after more than four months out of action.
The Australian ace hasn’t played in Wednesday colours since January 18, following a red card situation and injuries keeping him out of the squad. The midfielder has spoken to Dom Howson about the return of team training, albeit in small groups.
“What I think does worry people is the next stage and how we incorporate tackling or groups of 11,” Luongo told Yorkshire Live. A recent update stated Championship clubs are looking to be back in training on May 25, aiming for a league resumption date of June 13, to align with the Premier League (via BBC Sport).
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“Even I am worried about that because I don’t know what the other players are doing outside of the training ground,” the 27-year-old continued. “I can’t control that and if it goes back to my family then I would never forgive myself.
“I think that is the alarming bit.”
“At the moment, I feel reassured but going forward I am a little sceptical about how things will work,” the midfielder commented. “With the way things are going, I don’t see how we can get from this stage to playing a full game.”
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