Football stocks on the mend as European countries consider easing coronavirus restrictions

21 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images Juventus' stock has risen 70 per cent since reaching a three-year low in March.

A series of European countries have diverged on how and when to reopen their societies, whilst major leagues have begun discussing the resumption of football.

Juventus' stock has risen 70 per cent since reaching a three-year low in March.

The value of Manchester United's share has risen slightly but not as much as those of other European clubs.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

European countries have begun discussing how and when to ease coronavirus restrictions and reintroduce some form of normality back into society, causing stock markets to begin their much-anticipated recovery from the past months' historic crashes. 

Though countries such as Spain and France have ruled out restrictions for several weeks, others such as Germany, the Czech Republic, Norway and Denmark have either prepared to or lifted some of their temporary curbs on businesses and social life. 

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