Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero has revealed that the Premier League players are “scared” ahead of a potential return to footballing action amid the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic that has affected all activities the world over.
The Premier League has been suspended since March 13 due to the outbreak of the virus, though the league authorities have reportedly been in talks over a potential June 8 return, with the matches expected to be played behind closed doors.
Aguero for his part has admitted that his fellow City team-mates are worried about their family members and will be “quite nervous” and “extra careful” on returning to training.
“The majority of players are scared because they have children and families. I’m scared but I’m with my girlfriend here and I’m not going to be in contact with other people. I’m locked in my house and the only person I could infect is my girlfriend,” he said as quoted by Evening Standard.
“They’re saying that there are people that have it and don’t have any symptoms but still infect you. That’s why I am here at home. Maybe I have the illness and I don’t even know. When one person is ill we will think ‘oh what’s happening here? I hope a vaccine will be found soon so that this all ends.”
Premier League clubs are expected to meet on Friday to discuss a potential return, and it will be interesting to see what they decide considering that the United Kingdom has been one of the worst hit countries when it comes to the people being affected by the virus.