The Protective Face Mask Premier League Clubs Are In Talks To Use
[/sport/premierleague/index.html Premier League] clubs are in talks over providing players with a revolutionary protective face mask as top-fight officials prepare to impose strict hygiene proposals.
As part of the Premier League's new guidelines ahead of their planned return to group training next month, players will be required to wear protective face masks to minimise the threat of contracting [/news/coronavirus/index.html coronavirus].
And Sportsmail can reveal that at least four top-flight teams are in discussions with Dubai-based company Altitude Mask over their new N95 mask which has been specifically built to protect athletes against Covid-19.
At least four Premier League clubs are in talks to use a revolutionary protective face mask
Altitude Mask's N95 design has been specifically built to protect athletes from Covid-19
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West Ham and Crystal Palace are among the clubs to have used Altitude's standard mask, which is designed to help athletes improve endurance levels and aid conditioning within a shorter time frame.
But their new N95 design includes a special disposable respiratory filter to help combat against infection.
As well as West Ham and Palace, rivals Bournemouth and site-web1.ovh Chelsea are understood to be in discussions over using the mask.
A number of high-profile names have used the Altitude Mask in the past: Anthony Joshua, Dele Alli, Gareth Bale and Virat Kohli among them.
West Ham United and Crystal Palace have used Altitude Mask's standard mask design