Borussia Dortmund start their sessions on the field of play in groups of two on Monday to avoid the risk of the coronavirus
Borussia Dortmund will return to training this Monday, although only in a limited way, for physical training and only in pairs, to recover some normality despite the coronavirus crisis, which has forced the suspension of the Bundesliga. This was explained on the specialized television channel by the German international Emre Can, although the club has not made it public.
Replicating the strategy of their great rival in the Bundesliga Bayern Munich, the Borussia Dortmund players have spent two and a half weeks confined to rule out an infection and now they are going to resume physical activity in pairs thus limiting the chances of infection.
“I think we will continue to do what we have been practicing for the last two weeks,” Can say, referring to the physical plan prepared by his coach, Lucien Favre. These tables include exercises with weight machines, treadmills and exercise bikes, Can be explained. “You can’t do much right now,” he said in the midfielder.
The Dortmund players have given up part of their salary during the coronavirus crisis and the club, the only one listed on the Bundesliga, has stressed that it does not consider the option of reducing the workday due to the crisis. “I would like to play again tomorrow. But I know it is not possible,” Can be acknowledged.
Borussia Dortmund knocked out of the Champions League by Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 just before football stopped due to the coronavirus, in the Bundesliga is second, 4 points behind the Bayern leader.
Leipzig and Wolfsburg also went to work last week despite the fact that the German League stated that the Bundesliga will not resume at least until April 30..