Serie A gets the green light to restart on 20 June

Italy's top flight is due to resume from June 20, with Coppa Italia semi-finals to be held the week before.

BREAKING NEWS: Serie A set to return from June 20

The Serie A season is set to resume from June 20, Italy's sports minister has confirmed.

Italy's top flight was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but clubs were permitted to return to contact training this month.

Following a meeting with prime minister Giuseppe Conte, Vincenzo Spadafora announced on Thursday that the intention is for the 2019-20 campaign to return next month.

Coppa Italia semi-final games are to be held on June 13, with Serie A to get back underway the following week.