That is why this week the voice of the players themselves will finally be heard.
Sergio Aguero openly spoke about his own understandable fears and others – up to 50 players throughout the division, according to some reports – have expressed reluctance to resume.
Crystal Palace chief executive Steve Parish said: “The first thing we need to do is talk them through the risks and make sure they understand it.
“Equally, the players who currently do want to play, they need to fully understand the risks that there are.
“We believe, the doctors believe, that in the round was can make this one of the safest, if not the safest, work-places.
“But if a player really does not want to play, I cannot imagine any circumstances where we would make him.”