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Leicester Manager Details COVID-19 Struggle: 'I Could Hardly Walk'

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he had the coronavirus but has now fully recovered.

Read: Official: Serie A Return Date Announced

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was one of the first people in English football to contract the virus along with Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Both have since recovered and are back in training with the respective sides ahead of the restart on 17 June 2020.

Rodgers has now detailed the struggle he had, along with his wide who also tested positive for COVID-19.

"Me and my wife had it just after [the season] broke up. A week later I really started to struggle, I had no smell and no taste," Rodgers told BBC Leicester Sport.

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"I had no strength, and I really struggled, and my wife was the same as well. I got tested and we both had it. I could hardly walk."

"It reminded me of climbing Mt. Kilamanjaro, as you climb higher you get more breathless.

"Walking 10 yards felt very different. I went for a run, and I just couldn’t do it. I felt really weak, had no real appetite, and had a weird sensation for three weeks of having no taste."

Read: 'I Sold My Club World Cup Medal To Buy Cocaine'

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