Bayern Munich stars resume training amid deadly coronavirus pandemic
- Bayern Munich announced training sessions will be taking place in small groups
- The club has banned the fans from accessing the training ground in line with Germany government guidelines
- The Bundesliga like nearly all European leagues has been on suspension in a bid to combat the spread of coronavirus
Bundesliga defending champions Bayern Munich stars are back in training barely one month after leaving camp over the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
The German League is among top European competitions forced to suspend activities in a bid to curb the spread of the virus.
The German league halted matches Friday, March 13, until Thursday, April 2, but a meeting among clubs later resolved to have the suspension extended to Thursday, April 30.
But even as the pandemic keeps ravaging the world, Bayern have resolved to resume training for the first team.
A statement released by the club on Sunday, April 5, said players would be engaged in training albeit in small groups.
The Bavarians further added the training will be taking place 'in coordination with government policy,' urging fans to stay away from the grounds.
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"The FC Bayern Munich first team will return to training at Sabener Strasse in small groups from Monday, 6 April," said the statement.
"In order to further slow the spread of the coronavirus, FC Bayern asks fans to continue to follow the instructions of the authorities and therefore please do not come to the FC Bayern training ground," the club added.
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The move is in line with Deutsche Fussball Liga's (DFL) recommendation allowing clubs to train at least until after Sunday, April 5.
Germany, like the rest of Europe, has hugely been affected by coronavirus, with the country reporting more than 100,000 cases with 1,500 fatalities.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng was involved in an auto crash which led to him damaging the motorway barrier valued around £22,000.
The Germany international was said to be returning from the hospital where he went to pay his son Jermar a visit as reported by German outlet Bild.
According to SunSport, the 31-year-old was not driving on top speed when the accident happened - with reports claiming encountered a change in weather before his car veered off the road.
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