Pep Guardiola admits he misses football – as the Man City boss calls on people to provide expert advice
‘We’ll come back stronger, better, kinder … and a little fatter’: Pep Guardiola admits he ‘misses football’ as Manchester City boss calls on people to stay safe and listen to scientists, doctors and nurses
- The corona virus crisis has brought the football world to a standstill
- English football has been suspended until April 30, but that is expected to be extended
- Pep Guardiola sent a message to fans requesting medical advice
- Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?
Pep Guardiola misses football immensely, but the Manchester City manager underlined the importance of safety by staying at home during the corona virus crisis.
Sports around the world have been suspended because countries want to curb the spread of Covid-19 and few expect the Premier League to return soon.
Guardiola donated one million euros (£ 918,000) last week to help fight the coronavirus in Spain and sent a message to fans of the city asking for medical advice.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits he misses football a lot
“We miss football,” he said. “We miss the life we had a few days ago, but now it’s time to listen, follow our scientists, doctors and nurses.
“You are my football family and we are going to do everything we can to make you feel better. We’ll be back from this stronger, better, kinder … and a little bit thicker. Stay in, stay safe. ‘
Guardiola’s video message came when the club launched the new ‘Cityzens At Home’ website to provide fans with news, advice and activities in these unprecedented times.
There will be tailored coaching videos from members of the city’s staff, as well as daily skills challenges and players’ favorite recipes, among other offers.
Guardiola’s video message came when the club launched the new ‘Cityzens At Home’ website