Inside the Mind

VIDEO: Kevin De Bruyne speaks with Rebecca Lowe on coronavirus lockdown

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Our ‘Inside the Mind’ series sees our NBC Sports talent sit down with a plethora of star names from across the Premier League to discuss the finer points of the game and this edition focuses on a Kevin De Bruyne.

Man City’s record-chasing midfielder caught up with our Rebecca Lowe on life under lockdown and more.

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The start of the coronavirus suspension for De Bruyne’s family was a bit scary, as his wife and two sons were sick form 8-9 days.

He says he’s not sure whether or not they had the virus, but he only had minor symptoms and is happy to report that they are better now.

“To keep in touch these days is not really hard,” he said. “We considered maybe to go home but we live in Manchester. We’re used to being here and I think it was the better option to stay here. …. It’s not (a nice situation), but it’s not nice for anybody.”

He said he realizes how fortunate he is to have a house with a playground and room to run around, labeling his 4-year-old and 18-month-old sons “two savages… They just destroy the whole house. That’s two little boys I guess.”

De Bruyne also spoke to how hard it was to hear that manager Pep Guardiola’s mother died from COVID-19 complications, playing Fortnite with Dele Alli, and his hopes of returning to the United States with City in the future.

VIDEO: Inside the Mind with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Our ‘Inside the Mind’ series sees our NBC Sports talent sit down with a plethora of star names from across the Premier League to discuss the finer points of the game and this edition focuses on Manchester United’s boss.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in his 16th month in charge of the Old Trafford set, and recently sat down with our Arlo White to talks shop.

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The Norwegian discusses the Manchester United project, his relationship with mentor and former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, as well as what it felt like the first time he arrived to manage the Red Devils.

“I had to make sure I was in first. It was six o’clock, pitch dark, it was winter. Your mind is racing.”

Check it out, as well as others from the ‘Inside The Mind’ series, here.

VIDEO: Inside the Mind with Liverpool’s Alexander-Arnold, Robertson

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Our ‘Inside the Mind’ series sees our NBC Sports talent sit down with a plethora of star names from across the Premier League to discuss the finer points of the game and this edition focuses on a pair of Liverpool stars.

It’s difficult to separate Liverpool’s rampaging full backs, two players who’ve been instrumental to the club’s massive success.

Arlo White sat down with both Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson earlier this season. We think you’ll enjoy it while yearning for the return of the Premier League.

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While Alexander-Arnold has been getting all the plaudits as of late, both he and Robertson have been delivering assists by the boatload in recent seasons.

Alexander-Arnold is capable of the sublime and may wind-up a midfielder, while Robertson is a finished product defensively and helps lock down the left side.

VIDEO: Inside the Mind of Ben Davies

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Our ‘Inside the Mind’ series sees our NBC Sports talent sit down with a plethora of star names from across the Premier League to discuss the finer points of the game and this edition focuses on Tottenham Hotspur defender Ben Davies.

The Welsh international chatted with our own Rebecca Lowe recently for an intriguing discussion on the current challenges in our world.

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Davies, who signed a new five-year contract with Spurs before the season, lays out his Tottenham teammates are staying in shape during the coronavirus pandemic suspension.

He’s also talk about how he has lent a helping hand during challenging times, and describes a typical day in lockdown including Zoom training sessions with Spurs.

VIDEO: Inside the Mind with Heung-Min Son

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Tottenham star Heung-Min Son sits down with Arlo White to talk about his incredible solo goal against Burnley, the pressure of captaining South Korea during the Asian Games and more.

Since moving to Spurs in 2015 from Bayer Leverkusen, Son has become one of the first players on the Tottenham teamsheet week-in and week-out. The 27-year-old has played every Premier League match he has been eligible for this season, sidelined only by a pair of red card suspensions. He has racked up six goals and eight assists, often playing on the left wing. He also has another five goals and one assist in Champions League play.

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With Harry Kane out for a significant period of time thanks to injury, Son has become a critical figure in the squad, sometimes deployed centrally and other times elsewhere on the field, but the South Korean international remains vital to Spurs.

Tottenham sits sixth in the Premier League table, level on points with fifth-placed Manchester United. With the club also set to take on Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig in Champions League knockout stage action come March, Son will likely play a huge role in the fortunes of Spurs this season and beyond.