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Leicester City’s head coach, Brendan Rodgers has recently accepted that he was infected by the widespread coronavirus after the English season was suspended on March 13 and later tested positive for the virus. He says he felt the effects of it for three weeks.
The former Liverpool manager is still being tested twice a week according to the Premier League’s coronavirus protocols. Brendan Rodgers says he had the coronavirus and compared its effects to how he felt climbing Kilimanjaro.
It is interesting as to why did Brendan Rodgers make such a revelation at this point of time when the league is about to resume.
Brendan Rodgers Admits Having Suffered From Coronavirus
Rodgers says “the strangest thing was losing your smell and the taste. You lose your strength. You could hardly walk 10 yards. I felt it was similar to the time I was climbing Kilimanjaro. When you get to a certain point at altitude, you walk and really suffer.”
The former Liverpool manager is still being tested twice a week according to the Premier League’s coronavirus protocols.
Rodgers says “it’s not the case that now I’ve had it, I wouldn’t test. You just never know.”
Premier League Set To Return From June 17
Finally, after all the havoc wrecked by the coronavirus pandemic, there is some good news coming from the world of sports as Premier League is set to return from June 17. The top-flight clubs on Thursday agreed to restart the 2019/20 season on June 17, provided that all safety requirements are in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Aston Villa v Sheffield United and Manchester City v Arsenal, both rearranged games will take place on that date, the English top-flight said in a statement. The last league match before the shutdown was Leicester versus Aston Villa on March 9, with all English professional football suspended four days later.