Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is keeping tabs on his players while they train on their own as a result of the coronavirus.
The City squad have already been in lockdown for over a fortnight
during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with no visitors allowed at the
club’s Etihad training campus.
Players including Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne
have all been handed personal fitness programmes by Guardiola’s
The City boss is understandably concerned how much fitness levels
will be impacted by the footballing shutdown, with soccer chiefs still
intent on concluding the current campaign when it is considered safe
enough to do so.
It’s understood Guardiola, always the man for the small details, has
been going out of his way to check on the welfare of all his staff.
He has been contacting players on a daily basis to ask after them and
how their own families are managing in the current crisis – in addition
to how they are keeping fit.
Some team members live in the city centre and do not have access to a
garden space, so Guardiola and his staff are doing all they can to
The Catalan donated £1 million earlier this week to the Angel Soler Daniel
Foundation and Medical College of Barcelona, for the acquisition and
supply of health equipment during the Covid-19 crisis.
- TEAMtalk media