The Spanish boss urged everybody to obey caregivers while taking every precaution necessary.
Manchester City director Pep Guardiola has advocated his”football family” to listen to scientists, physicians and nurses by remaining at home to fight the coronavirus.
Leagues across the world are now suspended due to the outbreak of this virus, as government officials have put steps in place to contain the spread of COVID-19.
In England, the government has instructed citizens to remain in their houses besides essential trips outside for exercise and food.
Premier League games have been suspended after a crisis meeting held on March 13, which was preceded by the postponement of Manchester City’s clash with Arsenal after news broke that Gunners boss Mikel Arteta was diagnosed with the illness.
In the weeks since the league has verified that English football won’t restart until April 30 at the earliest.
And, as the nation continues to fight the spread of this virus, Guardiola has urged everyone to obey each precautionary measure given until life can return to normalcy.
“We miss soccer. We miss the life we had a couple of days before, but now’s the time to listen, to follow our scientists, physicians and nurses,” Guardiola mentioned within the club’s launch of Cityzens in Home.
“You are my soccer family, and we’re going to do everything possible to make you feel better. We’ll return from this stronger, better, kinder, and slightly fatter. Stay inside, stay secure.”
In the days since the virus’ outbreak, Manchester City have provided the use of the Etihad Stadium home to the National Health Service to train physicians and nurses throughout the outbreak.
Furthermore, Manchester City and neighborhood competitions Manchester United joined together in donating a joint #100,000 to local food banks in an attempt to support them throughout the coronavirus crisis.
Before the outbreak, Manchester City was in the middle of an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after it had been announced that the club could be banned from European competitions for 2 seasons.
This allure is up in the air as the footballing world was placed on hold, together with the club hoping that the situation could be sorted by the summer.
As things stand at the Premier League, Manchester City sit next, 25 points behind league-leaders Liverpool and four points before third-place Leicester City.
Guardiola’s side are also still involved with the Champions League, together with the English side making a 2-1 triumph over Real Madrid in the first leg of the round of 16 clashes.