The unwelcome break in football has been tough to take but it has allowed some Premier League stars to get back fit before the season’s hopeful resumption.
Bournemouth midfielder David Brooks could have returned to action this weekend but for the coronavirus, according to club captain Simon Francis.
Bournemouth's latest accounts show the club made a loss of £32.4million after tax, up from £10.9m for the same period last year.
Liverpool remain without captain Jordan Henderson for the visit of strugglers Bournemouth in the early Premier League kick-off on Saturday.
Bournemouth forward David Brooks has stepped up his recovery from long-term injury and could be involved for Wales at Euro 2020.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is hopeful he will be able to call on the influential David Brooks in the near future as he fights back from injury.