The German coach of Leipzig, Julian Nagelsmann, said Friday that the South Korean striker, Huang Hee-chan,
felt that he was “almost dead” for a week, after being infected with the new Coronavirus.
Hwang Hee-chan was confirmed injured last month after returning to Germany from South Korea, after South
Korea’s friendly matches in Austria against Mexico and Qatar.
Nagelsman said Huang has only been able to attend a very specific training program since that time,
the Associated Press reported.
He added, “He had a set of symptoms. I spoke to him for a short time and he told me that in the first seven days,
he was almost dead. That is exactly what he said.”
And Nagelsmann continued: “It did not go well with him and therefore we have to be careful. Everyone knows that
with the Coronavirus, if you go back too early (to training), it may be dangerous for the organs, specifically for
It is reported that Huang signed for Leipzig after scoring 16 goals, and scored 22 other goals for Salzburg last season.
Since his official transfer to the German club, he has scored only seven goals.