Premier League launches app to help improve player wellbeing

7 November 2019

Xhaka
Photo: Getty Images It is hoped the app will assist footballers who are dealing with adversity. Granit Xhaka currently finds himself the center of controversy, following his fall-out with a section of Arsenal's fans. According to Xhaka, repeated abusive comments at matches and on social media lead him to the boiling point.

At the start of the season, the Premier League launched an app to be trialled by Premier League players in an effort to help improve their wellbeing.

Now, the app will be open to all Premier League players.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

The Premier League has introduced an app for players to help improve their mental and physical wellbeing.

Via the app, players can find information on equality and diversity, various health areas, dietary advice, details of the concussion protocol, plans for a life after football, and much more.

According to the Daily Mail, insiders say that the app provides a "pathway to support."

"It is hoped the app will assist footballers who are dealing with adversity," the newspaper writes.

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