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Rodgers: Leicester players battling to adjust to suspension

Brendan Rodger admits it's been difficult for his Leicester City players to adjust during the coronavirus outbreak.

Clubs have been banned from training due to the pandemic, which has spread all over the globe.

And Rodgers has ensured fans that his players are still maintaining their fitness at home.

"It's been very strange," he told LeicestershireLive. "We were getting ready for the Watford game, that's what our job is, that preparation. Then it stopped.

"With the magnitude of it all, in terms of football, it's insignificant, considering everything happening around the world with the virus.

"From that moment, we put the players away with their families. We've been watching developments like everyone else.

"What's important in our lives it's about finding structure, with young kids and families, finding that structure on a day-to-day basis, but making sure to enjoy it. It's unfamiliar to everyone.

"They're keeping their fitness up. The sports science and medical team are connecting with them, giving them individual programmes to follow, with cardio-based work. There are aspects of physical fitness they can do. We're monitoring them."

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