- Kevin de Bruyne revealed he may have been infected with deadly coronavirus
- The Belgian star admitted his immediate family showed symptoms of the virus early last month
- De Bruyne insisted that they are all fine now and awaiting the return of Premier League
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Manchester City influential midfielder Kevin de Bruyne appeared to have contracted the deadly coronavirus earlier after lockdown.
The Belgian superstar revealed his family showed a wide range of symptoms of COVID-19 but insisted that they have recovered from the illness.
De Bruyne has been on lockdown since all football activities were shut down sometime in March over the widespread of the infection.
Meanwhile, with the Premier League set for resumption in June, the former Chelsea attacker expressed how he felt in the process.
"At the beginning of the lockdown my family was sick for eight or nine days," De Bruyne said. "It started with my little boy, then my older boy and then my wife, but I don't know if we had it or not.
"Luckily we are out of it and the last two or three weeks has been really good and we are finding a routine and everything so we are fine.
"I had just a little bit of pain in my throat but out of the four, I was really good in comparison to the other ones. I am happy that they feel fine and now they are doing really well."
Premier League clubs are already talking with their players in a bid to urge them to collect pay cut as their contributions to fighting the plague.
Reports from the Stamford Bridge claims Chelsea have initiated negotiations for their stars to accept about 10 percent wage cost while Arsenal are considering 12.5 percent.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Chelsea might be edging closer to reaching an agreement with their players over accepting a pay cut as part of their response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The club's director Marina Granovskaia has opened talks with captain Cesar Azpilicueta in their bid to be on the same page over the matter.
As part of their plan to help the situation, the Blues owner Roman Abramovich is said to have surrendered the Millennium Hotel at Stamford Bridge for NHS staff to use.
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