London (AFP) – Kevin De Bruyne is recovering from an illness, but the Manchester City star says he is not sure if he had coronavirus.
De Bruyne and his family felt ill for around two weeks, but the Belgian international did not find out whether or not it was the virus.
“I am doing well, to be honest,” De Bruyne told Sky Sports on Friday.
“The first two weeks my family was sick so it was a little bit like up and down, but now they are all healthy.
“We don’t know if we had it (coronavirus) or not but I think we’re doing well now.”
With De Bruyne recovered, the midfielder is trying to keep as fit as he can while adhering to social distancing rules.
The Premier League is suspended indefinitely because of the pandemic, but there remains a chance play will resume this season.
“Well, the first two weeks was a little bit weird because I don’t know what’s going on,” De Bruyne said.
“Then I managed to get a treadmill. I was swimming a little bit because I’m lucky to have a pool downstairs.
“I was doing a couple of lengths but now mostly I’m doing a run and I would say every other day I would choose between swimming and doing some exercise, so I’m keeping fairly good for what we can on our own, I guess.”
Asked if City are sending through information and drills, he said: “They send us like a fairly big programme.
“I think at the beginning of lockdown some of the gym physios went to the club and made videos of what we can do, different types of exercises.
“But there’s a few things that I like to do, obviously it’s more the running and the swimming exercise.
“I do a little bit in-between but I’m not one for sitting like an hour or two hours in a gym.
“I get bored of doing stuff on my own anyway so I prefer to do running, where I keep busy for myself and listen to some podcasts and all that stuff.”
200+ Channels With Sports & News
- Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
- Watch Premier League, World Cup, Euro 2024 & more
- Includes NBC, USA, FOX, ESPN, CBSSN & more
Live & On Demand TV Streaming
- Price: $69.99/mo. for Entertainment package
- Watch World Cup, Euro 2024 & MLS
- Includes ESPN, ESPN2, FS1 + local channels
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
- Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
- Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
- Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
2,000+ soccer games per year
- Price: $4.99/mo
- Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & NWSL
- Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
- Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
- Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
- Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
- A Review of ‘A Woman’s Game’ book by Suzanne Wrack
- Qatar warns against unauthorised use of World Cup logo on car plates
- Where to find Avaí vs. Palmeiras on US TV
- Where to find Atlas vs. Cruz Azul on US TV
- Where to find Philadelphia Union vs. NYCFC on US TV
- Bale confirms MLS move to Los Angeles FC
- Bale heading to MLS with LAFC move: reports
- Where to find Austin FC vs. FC Dallas on US TV
- Nominate best soccer coverage across video, audio & written word
- Forest sign Nigeria striker Awoniyi from Union Berlin