Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is banking on Manchester United players’ wives and girlfriends to help them during the coronavirus lockdowns.
Don’t get us started on a potential high-heel keepie-uppy challenge now everyone is in isolation…
The Premier League has officially suspended all fixtures until April 30 at the earliest, but as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the UK, it seems highly likely that we will be without football for longer.
As per The Mirror, a further 367 patients have died in England, while 13 more people have died of COVID-19 in Scotland, and seven more lost their lives in Wales.
Only time will tell if there will be an opportunity to complete the campaign, and United definitely want it concluded, so by under no impression that they’re not because Liverpool are just two games away from winning their first league title in 30-years.
For now though, all players are in lockdown/quarantine as per the government’s advice to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, and Solskjaer has some interesting advice on how his stars can keep their touch while they’re away from the training ground.
“Yeah, the players have got individual programmes and they’ve got their own diets, of course, and this period could be used to work on something special, something specific for them and their roles and tasks,” he told the official Man Utd website.
“I’ve been in the garden, with the kids, working on finishing and the strikers should be working on their finishing or their movement. Most of the players have got good facilities and decent gardens so, hopefully, their wives and girlfriends will be able to put some passes and crosses in.
“So I’m in the garden, of course, as we’ve had time with the kids now. So I have to keep on top of it, you know.”
Training going hand-in-hand with family bonding.
We’ve seen Paul Pogba and his girlfriend carry out quarantine challenges on social media with their child, so players are already doing what Solskjaer has suggested.
Time will tell when United are back if the players followed instructions from the boss. No pressure, ladies.
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