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RABBI MATONDO: My insight into training at Schalke during coronavirus crisis... our temperatures are taken every day, cleaners are everywhere, no body contact is allowed and David Wagner watches sessions from above British starlet Rabbi Matondo provides some insight on how Schalke are training  Players go through sessions in groups of four in staggered times across the day  Training is 'strict' and stars have their temperatures taken constantly Cleaners have been ensuring all equipment is clean as players move around The focus is on passing, crossing and finishing with no contact allowed Manager David Wagner watches all sessions from an elevated platform Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

By Rabbi Matondo For Mailonline

Published: 22:31 BST, 30 April 2020 | Updated: 00:12 BST, 1 May 2020

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We have been back training every day for a couple of weeks now, not as a team but in groups of four. One group comes in at 10am and the next at 12 and then 2pm and so on. They mix the groups up every two days or so.

You come to the training ground and collect your kit and they tell you where you are changing. We have our own personal changing area and shower. You get changed and go out on the pitch - it's so strict.

We haven't been tested but our temperatures are taken every time we come in, so they have an idea if we are not well. There are a lot of cleaners around the place and in the gym. When the groups swap over, you see them move in to clean everything.

British youngster Rabbi Matondo has given some insight on how Schalke are handling training

British youngster Rabbi Matondo has given some insight on how Schalke are handling training

Manager David Wagner has been checking on Matondo after he returned from isolation

Manager David Wagner has been checking on Matondo after he returned from isolation

There's no body contact. Normally we would do small-sided games, but there's none of that, no possession drills. It's just been passing, crossing and finishing drills, and we are all spread out. 

The manager

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